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A T L A N TIS:

REGISTER OF LITERATURE AND SCIENCE.

CONDUCTED

By Members of the Catholic University of Ireland.

VOL. I.
JANUARY-JULY.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, LONGMANS, AND ROBERTS.
DUBLIN: JOHN F. FOWLER, 3 CROW STREET.

MDCCCLVIII.

JOHN F. FOWLER, PRINTER, 3 CROW STREET, DAME STREET,

DUBLIN

CONTENTS OF No. I.

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Literature.

1.-The Mission of the Benedictine Order. By VERY REv. J. H.

NEWMAX, D.D.,

II.-On the influence which the Physical Geography, the Animal and

Vegetable Productions, etc., of different regions exert upon the

Languages, Mythology, and early Literature of Mankind, with

reference to its employment as a test of Ethnological Hypotheses.

By W. K. SULLIVAN,

III.—Structural Characteristics of the Basilicas. By JOHN H.

POLLEN,

129

Scientific Researches.

1.–On the Influence of the Great Inequalities of Jupiter, Saturn, etc.,

upon the Motions of the other Heavenly Bodies. By Rev. W.

G. PENNY, M.A.,

145

II.-On the Physical Structure of the Earth. By HENRY HENNESSY, 170

III.-Note on the differences of level (seiches) observed by M. Strabowski

on Lake Onéga in Russia. By HENRY HENNESSY,

IV.-On the formation of several Acids of the series CnH204, by the

Destructive Distillation of Peat. By WILLIAM K. SULLIVAN.

Being Part I. of the Chemical History of the Products of the

Destructive Distillation of Peat,

V.- Observations on some of the products of the Putrefaction of Vege-

table and Animal Substances, and their relation to Pathology.

By WILLIAM K, SULLIVAN,

202

Scientific Notices.

On the Thermal Effects of Fluids in Motion.-By W. THOMson and J. P.

JOULE, 213. On the Influence of Temperature on the Elasticity of

Metals.-By M. KUPFFER.–And on the Thermal Effects of Longi-

tudinal Compression of Solids.-By J. P. JOULE, 214. On the Electro-

Dynamic Qualities of Metals.-By W. THOMSON, 214. Optics and

Printing.-By M. JAMIN, 215. Electro-Chemistry.-By Dr. W. A.

MILLER, 218. On Proto-Sulphide of Carbon.--By M. E. BAUDRIMONT,

219. Researches on the Phosphorus Bases.By A. W. HOFFMANN and

A. CAHOURS, 221. On Caproic Acid.-By M. A. WURTZ, 224. Re-

searches on the Hygroscopic Properties of the Minerals of the family of

the Zeolites.-By M. DAMOUR, 225. On the Gases evolved by the

volcanic vents of Southern Italy.-By MM. CHARLES SAINTE-CLAIRE

DEVILLE and FELIX LEBLANC, 225. Researches on the nature of the

Crystalline Humour in the different classes of Animals.-By MM. A.

VALENCIENNES and FREMY, 229. On the Inhabitants and Dialect of

the Barony of Forth, in the County of Wexford.—By VERY REV. C.

W. RUSSELL, D.D., President of St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, 235.

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