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Dr. Brewer's Guide to Science ;
Or, the Scientific Knowledge of Familiar Things. 490 pages. Price
Why does lightning turn beer and milk sour?
to every person, and should be understood by every child. Who
Why does a candle show light?
Why does the air dry damp linen?
offend the scientific. 2. For a Reading and Lecture-Book. It would form a most excellent syllabus for private or school-room lectures, for
“ Unlike most books, the title comes very far short of the contents. We must cordially commend it to all who have to do with the subject of education, for it is truly a production which deserves unqualified praise, and all
possible encouragement.”—Christian Witness. 3. For Private Families and Individuals. “ It will be difficult to over-rate the value of this very popular little vol
It is no ephemeral publication, but a really correct and instructive digest of the best scientific information extant upon all the most common phenomena with which we are familiar. It is a most charming family-book,
and cannot fail to interest all classes of people.”—Evangelical Magazine. 4. For Railway Travellers. Every question is an independent ques
tion, and every answer complete in itself. The book may be opened at any page, and laid aside at any line. It is not needful to read a previous page to understand a subsequent one, but the traveller may amuse himself by turning from one part of the book to another with entire freedoin.
6. For Evening Amusements, and the Social Fireside. Every ques
tion would make a sort of conundrum or enigma, and much amusement might be mingled with instruction by those who take the “Guide to Fanıiliar Science" as a text-book to puzzle and to please.