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12. The addition made to them by the Greeks and Romans was

that of the Auxiliary Verb To be, by the aid of which the

Sanskrit Verb itself is formed

13. Application of the Baconian mode of reasoning to Language

-Deficiences and attainments of the Greeks

xxxvi

14. Hindu Philosophy - Greek Sophists—Schoolmen of the

Middle Ages

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15. Political reasonings of the Greeks — Slow progress of Statis-
tics, and Political Economy

ib.

16. Observation and experiment the only secure basis of Physics xxxix

17. Geology-Cosmogony-Comparative Anatomy - Cuvier - xl

18. The investigation of what is fact, almost appears to constitute

a peculiar science

xli

19. The different rate of progress of Metaphysical and Physical

knowledge, illustrated by a reference to the Economical

annals of England

xliii

20. Mr. Watt - The Steam-engine-Its effects -

xly

21. Application of steam to the production of locomotion-Pro-

phecy in Darwin's Botanic Garden

xlvi

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1. Letters inconveniently alike, when frequently mistaken for each

other, produce a Dialect

11. Great fluctuations in Alphabets before they became finally

settled

11. Hebrew Daleth (D) and Raish (R) confounded
iv. Hebrew Samech (S) and final Mem (M) confounded
v. Hebrew final Caph (Ch) and Daleth (D) confounded

vi. Arabic Re (R) and Ze (Z) confounded

vii. Sanskrit S, and Roman R, confounded

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