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Shell, process of the growth of, 402, 403.
Shells, high prices given for rare speci-

mens, 405.

Shore-crab, the various changes it passes
through, 134.

Sight, the sense of, 407-411.
Sinclair, Miss, new novel by, 357.
Smith, Sydney, his birth and education,
34, 35; his first appointment, 35; be-
comes a tutor, and arrives at Edinburgh,
35, 36; aids in starting the Edinburgh
Review, 36, 37; removes to London, 37;
popularity of his lectures on Moral Phi-
losophy, 37, 38; is appointed to the
living of Foston-le-Clay, 38; his prefer-
ments, 39, 40; his kindheartedness, 40,
41; his death, 41; his letters, 42; his
character, 43, 1; his receipt for making
every day happy, 67; biography of, 81.
Solomon, Proverbs of, No. II. "Scattering,
yet increasing." 61-69.

Sound, cause of the sensation of, 188, 189;
range of, 189; vibrations of, 189, 190;
though having two ears there is but one
sound, 190.

Spain, freedom of the press in, 72; de-
cline of the Papacy in, 214.

Sparrow, the, in the banquet-hall, 347.
Spiders, 25-30.

Squids, 405, 406.

Squinting, cause of, 408, note.

Stalk-eyed crustacea, 168.

Stanley, Rev. A. P. Tour in Palestine, 357.
St. Ann's day, fair of, in Norway, 190-201.
Steel, manufacture of, 389.

Stella (Esther Johnson), her love of Swift,
174; his conduct towards her, 175, 176;
is secretly married to him, 179; her sad
death, 182.
Sternhold and Hopkins' version of the
Psalms, 391.

Stenhouse, Dr., his experiments in char-
coal as a disinfectant, 142.

Stratified rocks. See Aqueous.
Suabian life, a tale of, 98-104.
Sun, relations between its dark spots and
terrestrial heat, 23, 24; number of spots
visible on it, 24; speculation on the con-
nexion of its spots with abundant har-
vests, ib.

Sunbeam, phenomena presented by the, 17.
Sutphen, Henry, is burnt, 209.
Sver Fjord, expedition to glacier in the,
201-203.

Sweden, number of its population, 327.
Swift, Dean, his present position in litera-
ture, 169; his birth and education, 170;
his writings and the sensation they
created, 171, 176, 182; his heartless con-
duct towa Varina, Stella, and Va-
nessa,
and
173-181; his irritability
wretchedness, 178; his death and cha-
racter, 183.

Swine, entrance of evil spirits into the
herd of, 339.

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Tarantula, the, 30, 31.

Taste, the sense of, 44-48; affected only
by bodies in a liquid state, 45; its varying
susceptibility, 46; 18 capable of improve-
ment, ib.; curiosities of, 47; amount of,
in the lower order of animals, 47, 48;
enjoyment derivable from the gratifi-
cation of, 48.

Tate and Brady's version of the Psalms,
392.

Tears, 411.

Temple, Sir William, his patronage of
Swift, 171-174.

Terraces in Norway, theory of, 326, 327.
Thaxted, at one time noted for its cutlery,

385.

Thompson, Mr., Christian Theism, 143.
Ticks, 33.

Times of Refreshing, Chapter V. 208-214.
Tongue, its structure, 44; its papillæ, 45;
its nerves, ib.

Torghatten, visit to a cave in, 248-250.
Tors of Dartmoor, 274, 275, 364.
Trap-door spiders, 26, 27.
Trench, Rev. J., Memoir of, 144.
Trondhjem, 244; cathedral of, 245; bishop
of, 246; king's birthday at, 246, 247.
Tulp, Professor. See "Anatomy."
Tunicata, 335-337.

Tweedie, Dr, A Book for Daughters, 356.
Twenty-third Psalm, versions of, 393-395.

Unstratified rocks. See Igneous.

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