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Experiments on the principle of life : and particularly on the principle of the motions of the heart, and on the seat of this principle including the report made to the first class of the Institute, upon the experiments relative to the motions of the heart / by M. Le Gallois ; translated by N.C. and J.G. Nancrede.
- Le Gallois, M. (Julien Jean César), 1770-1814.
An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean. With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language / Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr. William Mariner, several years resident in those Islands. By John Martin, M.D. "The savages of America inspire less interest...since celebrated navigators have made known to us the inhabitants of the islands of the South Sea.....The state of half-civilization in which those islanders are found gives a peculiar charm to the description of their manners....Such pictures, no doubt, have more attraction than those which pourtray the solemn gravity of the inhabitant of the banks of the Missouri or the Maranon." Preface to Humboldt's Personal Narrative. In two volumes.
- Mariner, William, 1791-1853.