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THE

EDINBURGH NEW PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL,

ExHIBITING A VIEW OF THE

PROGRESSIVE DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS

In the

SCIENCES AND THE ARTS.

CONDUCTED BY

ROBERT JAMESON,

REGIUS PROFESSOR OF NATURAL HISTORY, LECTURER ON MINERALOGY, AND KEEPER of
THE MUSEUM IN THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH:

Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh ; Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy; of the Royal Society of Sciences of Denmark; of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Berlin; of the Royal Academy of Naples; of the Geological Society of France; Honorary Member of the Asiatic Society of Calcutta; Fellow of the Royal Linnean, and of the Geological Societies of London; of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, and of the Cambridge Philosophical Society; of the Antiquarian, Wernerian Natural History, Royal Medical, Royal Physical, and Horticultural Societies of Edinburgh; of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland ; of the Antiquarian and Literary Society of Perth; of the Statistical Society of Glasgow; of the Royal Dublin Society; of the York, Bristol, Cambrian, Whitby, Northern, and Cork Institutions; of the Natural History Society of Northumberland, Durham, and Newcastle; of the Imperial Pharmaceutical Society of Petersburgh; of the Natural History Society of Wetterau; of the Mineralogical Society of Jena ; of the Royal Mineralogical Society of Dresden; of the Natural History Society of Paris; of the Philomathic Society of Paris ; of the Natural History Society of Calvados; of the Senkenberg Society of Natural History; of the Society of Natural Sciences and Medicine of Heidelberg ; Honorary Member of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New York; of the New York Historical Society; of the American Antiquarian Society; of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York; of the Natural History Society of Montreal ; of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts; of the Geologieal Society of Pennsylvania; of the Boston Society of Natural History of the United States; of the South African Institution of the Cape of Good Hope ; Honorary Member of the Statistical Society of France ; Member of the Entomological Society of Stettin, &c. &c. &c.

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CONTENTS.

jari or Lumbari, - - - - 29

Hirn-Shikarry or Hirn-Pardy, the Hunters, - 34

The Taremook, or Wandering Blacksmith, - 36

The Korawa, - - - - - 37

The Teling Korawa, or Korawa of Telingana, - 39

The Bhatoo, - - - - - 41

The Muddikpor, . - - - - 44

III. Description of an Improved Water Meter, in-

vented by Mr Alexander Mitchell, Watch

and Clock Maker, Glasgow. By JAMEs

Thomson, Esq., F. R. S. E., M. R.I.A.,

F.R.S.S.A., Civil Engineer, Glasgow. (With

a Plate.) Communicated by the Royal

Scottish Society of Arts, 48

IV. Description, with Drawing, of a Self-Acting

Stopper for Winding-Engines. By Mr

John MAxton, F.R.S.S.A., Engineer, late

of Greenock, now of Leith. (With a Plate.)

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