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CHAPTE R. I. - - --- Page INTRoduction. Newton; Galileo ; Torricelli; Pascal;

Prince Rupert; Montgolfier. Self-education . ... 1

CHA PTER II.

Strength of the Passion for Knowledge. Pythagoras; Archimedes; Leibnitz; Galileo ; Heyne - - . 19

CHA PTER III.

Humble Station no Obstacle. Epictetus; Protagoras; Cleanthes; Haüy; Winckelman; Arnigio; Duval.—Affectation of high birth. Bandinelli; Scaliger.—Men proud of their low Origin. Protogones; Baudouin; Gelli.— Obscure origin. Metastasio; Haydn; Opie; Parini; Prideaux; Saunders; Linnaeus; Lomonosoff; B. Jonson; the Milners; John Hunter.—Application of Examples. 31

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