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  • In 1822 he became director of the Seeberg observatory, and in 1825 was promoted to a corresponding position at Berlin, where a new observatory, built under his superintendence, was inaugurated in 1835.
  • In the reign of Tiberius he held the office of praetor, and was appointed to the superintendence of the roads and bridges.
  • Under Arnold's superintendence the school became not merely a place where a certain amount of classical or general learning was to be obtained, but a sphere of intellectual, moral and religious discipline, where healthy characters were formed, and men were trained for the duties, and struggles and responsibilities of life.
  • The navy had its own censorship department at the Admiralty, under the superintendence of Sir Douglas Brownrigg.
  • Libraries and archives are under the superintendence of the Ministry of Public Instruction.
 

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