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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1 "Edwardes" to "Ehrenbreitstein"   By:

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(1) Hieroglyphic symbols are indicated by [HRG] and ancient letters by [SGN].

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were printed in superscript.

(3) Side notes were relocated to function as titles of their respective paragraphs.

(4) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

Article EGG: "The outermost, or third, layer of this shell often takes the form of a glaze, as of porcelain, as for example in the burnished egg of the ostrich ..." 'porcelain' amended from 'procelain'.

Article EGLINTON, EARLS OF: "This earl's successor was his grandson, Archibald William, the 13th earl (1812 1861), who was born at Palermo on the 29th of September 1812." 'on' amended from 'in'.

Article EGYPT: "While the worship of the gods 55 tended more and more to become a monopoly of the state and the priests ..." 'monopoly' amended from 'monoply'.

Article EGYPT: "... the home of the dead in the heavens was a fertile region not very different from Egypt itself, intersected by canals and abounding in corn and fruit ..." 'from' amended from 'form'.

Article EGYPT: "The celebrated Israel stele from this temple is his principal inscription. The rock shrines at Silsila are of small importance... Continue reading book >>

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