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Britannica Sentence Examples
Ingram in the ninth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica is still a valuable historical account.
Grubb's duplex micrometer is described in the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
See Whitney's article Philology in the present edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
These instruments thus produced, in Haydn's and Beethoven's times, a very remarkable but closely limited series of effects, which, as Sir George Macfarren pointed out in the article "Music" in the 9th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, gave them a peculiar character and function in strongly asserting the main notes of the key.
We may here quote Newton (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., " Birds," p. 738) on the remarkable differences between this region and the rest of the Old World: - " The prevalent zoological features of any Region are of two kinds - negative and positive.