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LIST OF PLATES.

PLATE I. A View of fome fuppofed Druidical Remains, near Saddleworth in Yorkshire, Page 292. PLATE II. View of an Ancient Monument in Huln Abbey, Northumberland, P. 302.

PLATE III. Diagrams, illuftrative of the Rev. Mr. Wood's Effay on Halos, P. 336.

PLATE IV. Phenomenon obferved by Dr. Haygarth, P. 463.

PLATE V. Plan of the Mine of Anglezark, P. 598.

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9 from the bottom, for forbid read forbad.

10 from the bottom, infert the reference to note (R).
14, dele (R).

13, after "revive and" infert "thofe of."

85,

160,

203,

2 from the bottom infert (X).

14, for manufactures read manufacturers.

215,

22, for But the aftringency, &c. read And the aftringency of it, according to my trials, accompanies its colouring matter. 10 from the bottom, for compution read computation. from the bottom, for properties read proportion. 222, laft line, after ideoque dele deoque. 230, lines 6, 7, for comcom read common.

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296, line 6 from the bottom, for care read eafe.
16, for and in others read and others.

315,

426,

453,

497,

507,

5 from the bottom, dele if after Hence.

508, lines 3, 4, for there must be fome rise read some must rise.
514, line for εξοκην read εξοχήν.

8, for regard read regarded.

22, for in quit read inquit, and for indagundas read indagandas. 8, for ledas read ladas.

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560, 5 from the bottom, for Definia read Definat.

Page 618, line 19 to 22, dele "Owing perhaps to the great quantity of fixed air which becomes difengaged when the latter is diffolved in the ftomach by the Gaftric Acid.

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