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motives for observing the moon on various other grounds. In closing, therefore, this fourth volume, and quitting for the present the subject which has been principally had in view all along, I cannot withhold the expression of the pleasure I have in prospect, when, occupied hereafter in surveying the lights and shadows of the moon in a summer-night, I may
reflect that there are thousands, nay tens of thousands, perhaps, who may have been induced, by the contents of these pages, to occupy them. selves at the same moment in contemplating the same inexhaustible sources of wonder, instruction, and delight.
END OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.
Fig. 130, The Figure 2.
131, Mount Citharon
IL PENSEROSO OF MILTON.
144, The left-hand Jay or Daw, in the moon .
of the Moon, as seen with the naked Eye
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