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MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES,

INCLUDING

ANECDOTES

OP

EXTRAORDINARY PERSONS,

USEFUL PROJECTS

AXD

INVENTIONS,

&c. &c.

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I. ACCOUNT of the premature genius and learning of

Barretier
II. Method of staining Marble
III. An invention in Architecture, communicated by a

person of distinction in Switzerland to an Italian

Merchant
IV. Wonderful memory of William Lyon
V. Method of increasing the Solidity, Strength, and

Duration of Timber
VI. Method of preserving Books from the Depredations

of Worms and Insects
VII. The Uncertainty of Human Testimony
VIII, Account of Jedediah Buxton
IX. Account of Robert Hill, the learned Tailor of

Buckingham
X. Account of Henry Wild, the learned Tailor of Nor-

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XXIX. Contrivance for Muscular Exercise

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