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| Animal kingdom, the........

65 | Astronomy-Continued.
Animals, age and weight of ................. 193

Venus ..........
Abbreviations, dictionary of....

Our earth and her satellite...
...... 331 | Antarctic current, the............
Aberration of light..................
Anti-slavery Society ....................

The seasons .................

The moon..........
Absorption of heat...... ..............

Antonyms, dictionary of ................
Abyssinia, history of.................

The phases of the moon.............
Appetite, excessive (polyphagia) .........

..... 403

The tides ..........................
- map of........................

31
....... 114

193
Aqueducts ........

......
Accommodation of the eye............ ...... 435 Arabia, history of...... ...........

Mars ...............................

...... 128
Acids......

- , map of ..........

..... 115

Jupiter, the giant planet ...........
Acne ......
Architecture for Modern Times......... ... 450

Saturn .....

Uranus .......
Acoustics ...........

Practical architecture.......

..... 450

The choice of a site.....................
Acquisition of territory......................

.... 451
Neptune . .........

.. 34

The asteroids, or minor planets........ ... 34
Adhesion ........................

Building a home ......................

10
.............

... 451

How the money is applied............. ... 452
Aerolites...................................

Meteors............
Affinity, chemical ..........................

Water, cellar, ice-house ................
10

Comets .........

.... 452
Afghanistan and Beloochistan, history of..... 127 Beautiful homes-plans and estimates ..

The zodiacal light ....................
The fixed stars.........................

... 35
Africa, history of ............

130 Noteworthy suggestions..........

............ 482
- , map of ............................. 114

Motion of the heavenly bodies. .........
Area of States and countries (diagram).....
Age. .......................

The constellations...............
....... 193 Argand lamps ...........
Age of Man............
59 Argentine Republic, history of ............ .. 8 Double and multiple stars .......

New and variable stars.....
Agriculture, Bureau of............ ... . 185 Armada .......
- statistics of...........
-210-211 Army and navy expenditure........ .... 211

Distance of the stars....
Ague ................
Army death rate.........................

Proper motion of the stars...............
Air .........

- officers......

Nebulæ and star-clusters................
Air-balloons... .....................

proportions..................... ......

The nebular hypothesis.................

193
Air, forces acting upon

statistics ....................

The milky way.........................

........ 175
Air-guns.......

-, the American ............. ...... 174

A dictionary of astronomical definitions..
Air pump...........

Arquebus .......

.. 283

How to read the sky.....
Alchemy.....................

Artesian wells ...........

II, 318

Maps of the heavens................ 43,
Alcohol....
......

Atoms and molecules.......................7,
19 Artillery ......

...
Alcoholic liquors............

Atomic theory .........

18
Asia, history of.............
Alexandrian library ...
318 Assumed names in literature ............

Attorneys General..........................
Algebra .........
283 | Asteroids, or minor planets...............

Audiphone...............................
Alien and sedition acts...................... 283 | Asthma..................................

Aurora borealis..............
Alkalis ........................ ..
Astigmatism .............................

Australia, history of ......................
Allusions, dictionary of familiar ............. 318 Astrology ..............................

- , map of ...........................

... 111
Almanacs................................. 283 | Astronomy..................

Austria-Hungary, history of................
Alphabet ......
283 History of astronomical science......

- , map of..........

...... 107
Alphabets. See Penmanship.

Astrology .........

Authors.................................
Altitude as affecting climate ...

The solar system.....

Avalanche .....
Aluminum ......

The sun....................

Azoic age.........
Anæmia .....

The sun's apparent motion ..........
Anæsthesia

Sun-spots ...........................
Anchors ...........................

Solar prominences... ..............
Andorra .............

The planets....................

Balloons .....
Animal and vegetable life............ ... 66

Mercury .....
24 | Barbarians.....

... 66

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Barbary States, history of ................... 133 Camera................................... 14 | Charts and Diagrams-Continued.

The world's yearly production of cotton and
Barker's mill................ ............. II Camera obscura..........................
Barns, designs for ...........................
Canada, history of........................

tobacco .......... ................ 222
Barometer.........................II, 196, - map of..........................

Beer production.......................... 223
Barrenness................................
196 Canada Pacific Railway............

Railroads, telegraph and telephone lines... 228
Battering-ram.....

The clocks of the world. ..................
... 283 I Canals.....................
Battery, Bunsen's ...

Cancer of the stomach....

.. 405

The new system of standard time..........
Grove's.....
Candles........

Checks, proportion of, to coin................
the Daniells ..
17 Cannon... ....

Chemical affinity............
the Galvanic....................
Cape Colony, history of................

- phenomena....
the Leclanche ..................

substances, common names of...
Caps..... ...............................
, the so-called Gravity.............. 17 Carbonic acid .........................

Chemistry...........................
Battles, diagram of decisive.................
166 Carboniferous age.......................

Chess.....................................
-, statistics of...........
196 Carbon, percentage of, in food.............

Chicago fire................................
283 Carriage house, design for...........

Chickenpox......
Bayonets ......

444
Bays. ..
196

Childbirth, average of deaths in..........
Carriages........
Beer ......

Chili, history of..........
223 Carrier-pigeons...........
............. 196,

.. 200
- production of...
... 223 Catarrh...........

.. 418

Chimes on bells...........
Bees....................
19€ Cathedrals, height of ....................

China, history of.....................
Belgium, history of.......................... 100 Cattle-raising statistics....................

China, Dresden........
Bells...................................190,
283 Causes of Success and Failure ............

Cholera, epidemic..........................
Bellows............ ..................... 283 | Cyclones..................................

-, statistics of.....................
Beloochistan, history of................... 127 | Celestial axis, the.........................

- prevention of...................
Bible ........
................ 196 Cellar, how to build....................

-, sporadic ............................ 407
Bicycle ............... .............. 196 Census, curiosities of the...............

infantum ............................
Biography, a Compendium of.............. 240 Central America, history of.............

morbus.............................
Birds, flight of.........
196 - , map of............

Christians, distribution of.................
Bites and stings ............
447 Centrifugal and centripetal force.....

, number of.............

• 202
Bilious temperament................... 386 | Chain-shot............................

Chromatic aberration of light....... ........
Blankets ...................................
283 Chaldean period.......................

Churches, capacity of..........................
Bleeding from the lungs ............... .... Character, decision of.........

Circulatory organs..........................
-
from the nose.......................

, how to read.....................

Cisterns, construction of.............. ........ 452
Blindness.................................. - the study of..................... .. 382

Cities, population of..................
Blood ....
............. 409, 413 Characters of fiction.......................

.. 286

Civilization........
-, composition of ..........

............. 414
414

Civil rights bill.............................
Charcoal.........
- circulation of............
Charts and Diagrams.

Civil service reform.....................

...... 283
Charts of universal history.............153, 161
-, diseases of the .........

Civil war, troops furnished........... ........ 225
elements of.....
The history of the United States........161, 164 Clay's compromise.........

. 283
Bolivia, history of ..........................
Political parties in the United States....... 165 Clergyman's sore throat. ..........

• 401
Bombs....................................

The eighteen decisive battles of the world.. 166 | Climate.....................
Bones of the human body...................
Military and naval strength of various na-

mean annual temperature............
- diseases of the ......................

tions.................................... I Clocks....................................
Books.................................197,

Comparative area in square miles of the Clocks of the world (diagram)............ 229

States and foreign countries.............. 168 Clothing, deformities from...................
Boots ......................................

. 426
Boston fire................................ Receipts and expenditures U. S. govern Cloth, woolen............................
Brahminism ..

202 ment..............
............... 66,

Clouds....................................
Brain ........
......... 197. 386, 427 Public debts of the States and various coun-

. 28

Coaches.................................
- synopsis of the various organs of......

tries................................

Coal...........
Brazil, history of........... ............. Comparative density of population......... - statistics.
Bread .....................................

Curiosities of the census.................. Coffee, production and consumption........
Bricks .....................................

The religions of the world..... ........... Cohesion.........
Bridges................................ 197.

Distribution of Christians throughout the Coin.......................................
Bronchitis...............................

world.................................. Coining....................................
Bruises .....
Comparative showing of religions in the Cold in the head..

...... 417
Buckles.....

........ 283

United States.......... ............... 200 Cold, remarkable instances of................
Buddhism.....

........... 66,

Educational statistics of the United States Colic.....................
Buenos Ayres, history of....................

and other countries........

Combustion and heat....

... 395
Buildings, capacity of public ................
The world's industries compared........... 210 Comets

.. 34
Bulgaria, history of.... ....................

The world's commercial balance sheet...... Commerce, statistics of.................. 201, 210
Bullets .....

Shipping.................................

Compass, mariner's......................198, 283
Bullion ....................................

Steam power..............................

Compendium of Biography.................. 240
Burns.....................................,

Agriculture...............................

Congress, duties of.......................... 189
Butter.............. ...................... Cattle.........

Constellations.............................. 36
Army and navy expenditure............... - guide to the knowledge of the........
The yearly wheat crop in principal coun - zodiacal. ....

.............
tries..........
214 Constipation.........

. 406
Cadet Corps.............
173 The world's yearly production of the pre | Consumption ...............................

. 201
Calendar......
200 cious metals.......... ............ 215 Continents, elevation of................

• 205
Calicc printing ......................... 283 Pig-iron .................................. 218 Convulsion
Camels.... ....

.......... 200 Annual production of coal................. 219 | Cooking, loss of meat in .................

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Copernican system.......... .......... 21 | Drunkenness, statistics of ....................
Copying.............

......... 201 | Dwarfs........................... ....... 205

283 Dwellings, designs for...........
Copyright law..........

464 | Face-reading..........

........ ......... 385
Coral islands...........
Dynamical electricity...........

Facts and figures, dictionary of........

........ 192
Corona seen in solar eclipses............
Dysentery......

Failure, how to avoid...........
Dyspepsia.........

......... 401
Coryza..........................

Fainting..........
Costiveness.................................

Fairs......

........
Cottages, designs for....................

Falling bodies, the law of..................

Familiar allusions, dictionary of............ 318
Cotton ..................................

Earth: Our Earth and her Satellite......... 26
, area under cultivation........

Familiar Poems and Those Who Wrote Them
Earth, motions of the....
- gin...............................

Thanatopsis. Bryant ....................
-, surface of the............
statistics .....................

Hiawatha's Wooing. Long fellow.........
Creation, the six eras of.............
Earthquakes..........

The Barefoot Boy. Whittier ..............
Credit Mobilier................
Ear, anatomy of the........................

The Bells. Poe................ ......... 4
- physiology of the......................
Cremation......

439 Blow, Blow, thou Winter Wind. Shak-

- diseases of the........................ 439 spere ................................... 488
Crises........

Easter, the festival of........................
Cuba, history of....................

Bugle Song. Tennyson..................
Culture and intelligence.........

Ecliptic......... ........................24. 39 The Sea. Barry Cornn all.............. ... 488
Culverins .....................

Eclipses..............

30 Those Evening Bells. Moore...........
Currency...............................

Ecuador, history of......................... 85 The Village Preacher. Goldsmith........

Eczema..............
Currents......

.................... 423 The Ivy Green. Dickens.... ...........
Edict of Nantes......

....284, 323
323 From Home to Home. Anon. ..........

... 491
Customs receipts............................

Education, Bureau of...................

....... 185 Battle of the Angels. Milton.............
D

- progress of.....

........... 205 Farewell to His Wife. Byron.............

-, statistics of............. ........... 207 The Hour of Death. Mrs. Hemans....... 493
Daguerreotypes........
282 Egypt, history of.............

... 131 A Woman's Question. Mrs. Browning.... 493
Dates, Dictionary of..........

1
283

, map of..............................
...............

A Horseback Ride. Grace Greenwood ... 494
Day and night....

Electrical machines............. ........... 16 Angel Watchers. Rosa Vertner Jeffrey... 494
Dead letters.......
Electricity .............

A Farewell. Kingsley.............

........... 495
Death...................
Electric light.............

What the Birds Say. Coleridge........... 495
Death rate, army... .....

Electric telegraph........

....17, 340 A Georgia Volunteer. Mary A. Townsend 496
Deaths, proportion of from various diseases...

Electrolysis and galvanoplasty............... The Picket Guard. Ethel Lynn Beers..... 496
Debts of various countries..................
Eleccroplating...........

The Soldier's Dream. Campbell........... 497
Deaf mutes................................

Electrotyping............................... 17 Bill and Joe. Holmes..................... 497
Deformities from clothing....................

Elements
ats......................

Extract from Lucile. Owen Meredith......
Departments at Washington.................

Emancipation proclamation.................. 284 Pictures of Memory. Alice Cary..........
Devonian age............

Emergencies, medical and surgical treatment Go to Thy Rest. Mrs. Sigourney., .......

in...................
Dew............

. .............

We Parted in Silence. Mrs. Crawford ....
Diamonds
Endocarditis...............

The Song of the Camp. Taylor .........
Diarrhoea.......

............ 405
England and Wales, map of.........

Our Own. Margaret E. Sangster ........
Dice...................
Engraving.....

There is no Death. McCreery ..........
Dictionary of abbreviations..............
Enteritis.....

Makin' an Editor outen o' Him. Carleton.
of astronomical definitions. .......
Envelopes.....

The Lightning-rod Dispenser. Carleton...
of biography......................
Epilepsy.......................

Hannah Jane. Nasby....................
of dates...................
Equator...................

John Anderson, my Joe Burns...........
of facts and figures...............
Equatorial currents.....

Home, Sweet Home. Payne ..............
- of familiar allusions......

Equinoctial................................. 40 The Bivouac of the Dead. O'Hara......
- of foreign phrases.........

Equinoxes................................27, 40
........... 326

The Stars and the Flowers. Holmes......
Dictionary of heroes and heroines of prose
Erysipelas..............................

Boat Song. Moore.....
Etching .......................
and poetry............

284
............... 286

Jim. Bret Harte............

........ 506
- of mythology. ......
Ether......

13 Married. Anon.........................
Ether as an anæsthetic....................
- of noms de plume.................... 309

Winged Words. McGregor. ...........
- of prose and poetical quotations...... 510
Etiquette, military........................

The Closing Scene. Read................
of synonyms and antonyms........... 291
Ethnology............

The Death of the Flowers. Bryant....... 509
Diffraction of light........................... 13
Europe, history of................

Families, number in U.S...................

map of ......................
Digestion...............................204,

98 Famines...................................
Digestive organs............................

Evictions in Ireland ....................... Farms, number in U. S................ ... 205
- diseases of..........................
Excretory organs........

Far-sightedness

... 436
Diphtheria...
eria......................
Executive department....................... Fasting, notable instances of..........

... 205
Diplomatic service of the U. S.......... Exhibitions..........

Fast time...........
Dipping-nee

Expectation of life, as affected by drink...... 204 Fata Morgana.......................
Dipsomania............................
Expenditures U. S. government..

Fatty degeneration of the heart........
Dipsomaniacs. See Drunkenness.
Exports and imports. See Commerce.

Fauna ..... ...........................
Discoveries, record of......................
Express.......

Federal courts.....
Diseases, proportion of deaths from..........
Eye, anatomy of the...........

Feet, deformed............................
Dislocations.......

-, physiology of the............

Fenian raids..........

........ 284
Distilling.........

muscles of the.....................
........ 282

Fetichism......

... 66
Diving-bell........

diseases of the...................... 436 Fevers.....
Drift........

Fiction, celebrated characters of.
Drowning......
........ 447

Fields of fire...........................

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Filibustering ............
.......... 284 | German-Continued.

History--Continued.
Fire engines ................ .......... The adjective..........

... 341

Chili................
Fixed stars...

Vocabulary of adjectives........ ...... 341 Peru........................ ........
Flag. American....

Cardinal, ordinal and collective numbers... 342 The United States of Columbia and other
Flax statistics .....

Pronouns........

.... 343

countries of South America......
Flora ...........

The verb........

Europe........ .......... ..
Fogs............

Auxiliary verbs........................... 343

Great Britain .............................
Food, foot-tons of energy per ounce of........ 208 The regular verb.......................... 344

Ireland.................................
-, percentage of carbon in.............. 208 Vocabulary of verbs......................

Scotland .....
-, relative value of..................... Adverbs..................................

Germany...........................
-, statistics of.. ....................... Prepositions............................

Austria-Hungary.....................
Force, centrifugal and centripetal ... ....... Conjunctions...........................

Belgium........

........... 100
Forces of nature....

Conversation in German ...........

......... 347

Holland (the Netherlands) .........
Foreign phrases, lexicon of...... ....... 326 Germany, history of .................

Norway and Sweden..................
Foreign population of U. S..........

..... 199
- mapof......................

France............
Forests ...............

208 Giants.............................

........... 208

Russia .......................... ....... 109
Forks............
284 Gilding..........

Italy ...............................
Fortification ...............................
Glacial period.......................

Spain....................................
Fractures .................................. 446 | Glaciers...............................

Portugal.................................
France, history of ......................... 105 | Glass..................................

Switzerland..
- map of................
| Gluttony.................. ..........

Turkey ......

...... 120
Free Soil Party.......... .......

Gold.............

...... 215
Roumania....

....... 122
Freight car, capacity of......... ...... 208 Government, principal forms of.............. Bulgaria..........
French without a Master........ ... 354 Gravity.........

9
Servia .........

...... 122
Alphabet and pronunciation........... 354 - center of..........................

Andorra, San Marino and Monaco.........
Accents and other marks................
- specific............................9,

Greece.......... ........................ 123
Number and gender......

Great Britain, history of..................... 89 Asia ..................................... 124
Parts of speech ............. ...... 355
Greece, history of...........................

China.....

125
Exercises in the use of the article.. ......... Gregorian year.......................

. 321

Japan.............................. ..... 125
The noun................

.............
..: 358 Grist mills..........................

British India...........

..... ....
The adjective......................... Guano.........................

Afghanistan and Beloochistan.............
Numeral adjectives.......
Guiana, history of .........

Persia ....

....... 127
Ordinal numbers .........
Gulf stream..........

Arabia......

....... 128
Vocabulary of adjectives .............. Gunpowder..........

Palestine..

... 128
The pronoun.............
Gunpowder plot, the.........

Siam........

...... 130
The verb............
.... 260 1 Guns.................

Africa....................... ............. 130
The auxiliary verbs...................... 360

Egypt......

... 131
Regular verbs............................ 362

H
Nubia.......

... 131
The four conjugations..................... 362

Abyssinia............................. ... 132
Vocabulary of verbs... ....... .....

364 Habeas corpus act.... ..................... 321 Cape Colony.............................
Vocabulary of adverbs................ 365 Hail............

... 64 Madagascar.......................... ... 133
Vocabulary of prepositions............
366 Hair................

. 208 The Barbary States........ ......... 133
Vocabulary of conjunctions............ 366

, false............

Republics in South Africa...

..... 134
Conversation in French.....
266 Half-hours with the stars.....

Oceanica.......

...... 135
Friction...............
Handkerchiefs.

Australia........................... .. 130
Frost-bites ................................ 447

Hartford convention.....

.. 284 Hoar frost...........
Frost, remarkable instances of..

Head, measurement of the.........

........ 382

| Holidays in the U. S..... .................
Fruit . .................................

| Headache. ..................

.... 4011 Holland, history of...................
Fuel....................................... Heart and blood vessels. .................... 410 Homeopathy ..........................
Fugitive slave law...

Heart, diagrams of the..................... 411 | Hops................................. .. 209
diseases of the...................... 412 Horizon....................

.. 40
Heat................................ 14, 208, 397 Horse-power...................
- extremes of..... ................... 221

Horseshoes.....................
Galvanic battery........ ............ 16 Heat-lightning. .......... ............. 64 Hot springs........................
. electricity ..............
Heat of noted cathedrals, etc

Hour-glasses.................
Galvanometer .................
17 Hemaplegia............

429 House of Representatives.......

... 188
Galvanoplasty......................

17 | Hemorrhage................................ 446 | Hunger, deaths from..................
Gamut ..................................

284 Heraldry.................................. 284 Hurricane..................................
Gas-light.....................

Heroes and heroines of prose and poetry..... 286 | Hydraulic press.......................
Gastritis..................................
Hindooism..........

Hydraulics.......
Gems, the language of..........
Historical charts....................... 153 Hydrometer............

... 284
Geologic ages...

History: A panorama of history. A graphic Hydrostatic press..........
Geology.......

account of every nation on the globe..... 68 Hydrostatics and hydraulics.............
Geysers.......

The United States.......

68 Hypermetropia..................
German: A self-instructor in the German lan-

The Dominion of Canada....

76 Hypertrophy................................
guage.................................. 336 M exico..............................
Alphabet and pronunciation............... 336

Central America.......................
The article............................... 337

Cuba....................................
Combination of article and noun........... 337 South America... ............

| Ice..

...... 209
Exercises in the article and noun.......... 337 Brazil..........

............... 83 Illegitimacy...........

... 209

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Illiteracy. See Education.

Liver............

399 | Meat, loss of in cooking. ..................
Import duties, general average.... ... 221 Lenses..................

- See also Special Laws.
Imports and exports. See Commerce.

Leprosy..........

.... 212 Mechanism of the human body.
Inanition......... .......................
Letter-carriers...................

Medical. See Physiology and Medicine.
India, history of British..........

Letters, advertised.................

180 Medicines, table of doses................... 449
Indian Affairs, Bureau of................

- , registered...............

180 Mental temperament........................
Indian agents.........................

Lever and inclined plane................. 10 Mercury, the planet........................
Indians........
Lexicon of foreign phrases.............. ..... 32 Metals.................................

66
Indian traders.........
Leyden jar..........

-, as conductors...........
India rubber.......
Liberty party............

-, chemical relations of............ ...... 67
Industries of the world..........
Library.......

-, fluid density of.... .....
Infallibility, Papal..........
Life-average............

tenacity of..

212
Infantile paralysis. ..........
Life-boats.........

-, value of.......

.... 212
Inflammation of large intestine..........

Life-saving service.......................... 172 -, some strange......................
Inflammation of small intestine..... ........ Life, the two paths of....................... | Meteors..................................
Inflammation of the stomach................

Light...................................... 13 Meteorites..................................
Inflammatory rheumatism..................

electric......................... 283, 17 Mexico, history of...........................
Inoculation.............................

- gas................................. 284 | Microphone. ...............................
Insanity.............

Light-house Board.......................... 172 Microscopes............................
treatment of................

Lightning ...............
.................. 16.
64 Military Academy..............

............ 284, 173
- cases of, traceable to drink........... Lightning-rods.................

Military and naval strength (diagram)........
Insomnia............
Linen.................... ..

Military etiquette..........
- history of... .......

Lithography............

284 Militia .............
Intemperance. See Drunkenness.
Living, cost of.................

Milk..................................
Intermittent fever........................... 441 Llanos..........

Milkyway, the...........
receipts .............................. 194 Longevity........................

| Minerals and metals....
Intestines.....
Longitude and time compared...........

Mirage.........................
Inventions. See Dictionary of Dates.

Lowlands.............

59 Mirrors..............

.... 284, 14
Ireland, history of..........

Lungs..................
.. 415 | Missouri compromise. ..........

......... 2
- map of...........

......... 102 Lymphatic temperament.................... 405 Mohammedanism....
Iron statistics.....
... 2

Moisture and climate....
Islands.

M

Molecules and atoms...........
Isothermal lines........................

Momentum......................
Italy, history of..........
Machines.........

Monaco......................

.... 122
- electrical.........

Money...........................
Madagascar, history of.....................

- See Currency.
Magic lanterns....... ................... Money orders.................
Japan current ................
Maguetism and electricity................. Monroe doctrine..............

...... 284
Japan, history of...............

125 Magnifying-glasses........................ Monuments, height of......
Jesuits........................
Mail contracts... ............

Moon, the...........
Jews, number of..................
Malarial fever........

- map of the.....
Judiciary act..........
Malthusian doctrine....

- path of the......
Jupiter, the giant planet........
Mammalian age.............

- phases of the............
Justice, department of..........
Mankind, races of...........

| Mormons........................
Manufactures, statistics of.....

| Motion.................................
K
Maps:

- perpetual.....,

The United States................... 74, 75 Motive temperament........................
Kepler's laws..........

The Dominion of Canada......

Mountain ranges as affecting climate......
Kidneys...............

Europe............

Mountains......
diseases of the...
421 England and Wales. ..........

- , height of......

... 213
Knitting...........
284 Ireland .....

..... 102
Mouth...

..... 397
Knives

284 Scotland......
........ 103 Mumps.................

.. 401
Know-nothing (or American) party...... 165, 284 France.........

.... 106 Muscular system..............
The German Empire and Austro-Hungarian Musical notes..............................

monarchy.............................. 107 Myopia ................................... 436

The West Indies and Central America..... 110
Labor statistics....
212 Oceanica and Australia................... III

N
Lace.....................

Africa.................................... 114
Lakes....................
Egypt, Abyssinia, etc..................... 115 Nails, size and weight of.....

..... 213
length and width of.
The World (Mercator's Projection).... 118, 119 Nantes, edict of.....

..... 284,
Lamp, safety.....

Maps and globes...

......... 284 Natural history...........
Land grants.....

Maps of the heavens................... 43. 54 Natural philosophy..........................
Land offices .....

Mariner's compass...... ......

283 Physics and chemistry.........
Lands, public. .........................

Marriage, a woman's chances of............. 212 The properties of matter..............
Language of gems......................
Mars, the planet.......

Solids, liquids, gases......................
Languages......................... 66,
| Matches, friction.......................

The forces of nature....................
Lanterns................................... Matter.................................

Hydrostatics and hydraulics...........
Laryngitis.................................. 418 - general properties of......

8 Pneumatics........
Lava...........................
60 -, specific properties of......

Acoustics.....
Legislative department.......... ......... 188 | Measles......

442 Optics. ..........

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