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LECTURE IV. THE SOLAR SYSTEM, p. 60 to 74.
LECTURE II. THE SUN, p. 19 to 32. His composition-rotation-particles magnitude situation spots -compared to Deity--misplaced gratitude. Two plates to this lecture, P. 33, P. 34.
LECTURE III. THE MOON, p. 35 to 52. Her distance-opacity--revolution-eclipses – surface-librationpeculiarities to her inhabitants-diameter-light, why cool; why changing-worship.
Five plates to this le&ture, P. 53 to 59
The ecliptic-signs-sun-moon-inferior planets—perigee-apogee
Their duration-light-they are funs-nebulæ-periodical-new-
No plates to this leEture.
Its inclination—if upright, no change of seasons—such supposition-
Winds-conftant-inconftant-monsoons-their causes periodical-
calms- breezes—rapidity —clouds—rain-dews—frost-hail-snowlightning-thunder-water-spouts—hurricanes—tornado-the plague. Two plates to this lecture, P. 209 10 211.
LECTURE X. THE ELEMENT AIR, p. 212 to 228. Heavy—its bounds-surrounds the earth—its spring-density-comprefsibility-expansibility—its absence-purer air-lighter air-heavier air—their union necessary to life. No plates to this letture.
LECTURE XI. WATER, p. 229 to 260. Its universality-several forts—wholesomeness-rain-water-snowwater-sea-water-its weight-if compresible-expansible-team-rises to its level—ice—its supposed composition--uses-theory of Springsrivers—their velocity-surface-windings—the ocean-rides-surf surges. Two plates to this lecture, p. 261 to 266.
LECTURE XII. EARTH, p. 267 to 279. Perpetual variation-effects of air and water-chemical distributionfertility—vegetable-uses in vegetation-its honours. No plates to this le&ture.
LECTURE XIII. FIRE, p. 280 10 304. A difficult subject-fuel not fire, nor light-fire leffens at a distance from the earth-phosphoric bodies—in water-heat-known by one sense only_various theories--the author's—its origin—is elastic-penen trating-requires air to burn-pyrometers—phlogiston--in vegetablesanimals—minerals--Lemery's pyrophorus-subterraneous--restrained. No plates to this lecture.
LECTURE XIV. LIGHT, p. 305 to 337. Other fuids—the magnetic-needles the compats--variation-elece tric fluid—light, its particles very minute--elastic-rapid--its course ---transparency -opacity-mixture--prismatic colours-rainbow-leabow-lunar rainbows its colorific effectsluminous rays-its impolfive power—its emission from the sun-preserves planerary motionuniversal-conclusion. Six plates to this lecture, p. 338 to 351.
SECOND SERIES OF LECTURE S.
LECTURE 1. THE EARTH as a World, p. 32. Its mountains-rivers—both largest at the equator-causes of moung tains-volcanos—foffils--the deluge-islands--formed-glacieres--new yolcanos—Vesuvius. LECTURE II, STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH, P: 33 to 59.
Proportion of land and water--deep water--why our researches indeterminate.--caverns-fissurespetrifaction--mines-gold-silver--mer. cury---leadcoalheir damps-diamond-salt--their temperaturestrata of earth-earthquakes-Kircher's account of one. LECTURE III. INHABITANTS OF THE EARTH, p. 60 to 86.
Scale of life-senses-instinct-its commixtures life-sensation plants--animals-organs--degrees of sense-self-support-fertility and sterility proportionatc to power-proportionate happiness-rapacity of animals, and vegetables,
LECTURE IV. TRANSMISSION OF LIFE, p. 87 to 519. In vegetables-animals-analogy-perception-seat of life of fensation-omnia ex ovo-multiplication by cuttingsinfects-seeds of plants---eggs of birds--history of one hatching-warmth--oviparous viviparous. LECTURE V. MEMBERS OF A LIVING BODY, p. 111 to 136.
Bones—their density-lubrication-security-joints-muscles-blood -general principles-parts necessary to life, various—respiration--digestion-abstinence -perspiration-hair-feathers-skin--food-carnivorous-piscivorous-frugivorods--graminivorous omnivorous.
LECTURE VI. POSITION, &c. p. 137 to 163. Erect-prone--determines the course of life instinct-descends to posterity--incapable of variation-differs from reason, how-reason, what-voice-itrength--leep-dreains-course of life-childhood language--growth--maturity-age-death-future state.