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THE

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA

А

DICTIONARY

OF

ARTS, SCIENCES, AND GENERAL LITERATURE

Ainth Edition-Popular Reprint

VOLUME VI

NEW YORK

HENRY G. ALLEN AND COMPANY

PUBLISHERS

1838.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

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Encyclopædia Britannica.-VOL. VI.

COSTUME. 'A. STUART MULEAY and Rev. CAARLES

BOUTELL COTTON. Isaac WATTS, Chairman of Cotton Supply

Association, Manchester. COUNCIL. D. PATRICK. COURT-MARTIAL. W. C. SMITH, LLB. COUSIN. JOHN VEITCH, LL.D., Professor of Logic and

Rhetoric, University of Glasgow. COWLEY. EDMUND W. GOSSE. COX. W. B. SCOTT. CRANACH. J. A. CROWE, Author of “Painting in Italy." CRANMER. W. BROWNING SMITH. CREEDS. Very Rev. Principal TULLOCH. CREMATION. W. C. SMITH, LL.B. CRETE. E. H. BUNBURY. CRIBBAGE. HENRY JONES. CRICKET. H. F. WILKINSON. CRIME. L. O. PIKE, Author of “History of Crime in

England." CRIMEA. Commander J. B. TELFER, R. N. CRIMINAL LAW. Prof. ED ROBERTSON. CROMWELL, OLIVER. ALEX. NICOLSON, Advocate. CROMWELL, THOMAS. T. M'K. WOOD. CROQUET. HENRY JONES. CROSS. Rev. CHARLES BOUTELL. CROUP. Dr J. O. AFFLECK. CRUSADES. Rev. Sir G. W. Cox, Bart. CRUSTACEA.', HENRY WOODWARD, F.R.S., British

Museum. CRYPT. Rev. Canon VENABLES. CRYPTOGRAPHY. J. E. BAILEY. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY. JAMES NICOL, Professor of

Natural History, University of Aberdeen. CUBA. KEITH JOHNSTON, F.R.G.S. CUCKOO. ALFRED NEWTON, Professor of Zoology, etc.,

University of Cambridge. CUDWORTH. Prof. R. FLINT. CUMBERLAND. H. I. JENKINSON and J. O. WARD. CUMBERLAND (BISHOP). Prof. FLINT. CUMBERLAND (DRAMATIST). A..W. WARD, Profes

sor of English Literature, Owens College, Manchester, CURVE. ARTHUR CAYLEY, LL.D., F.R.S., Sadlerian

Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge. CUTTLEFISH. Prof. H. A. NICHOLSON. CUYP. J. A. CROWE, Author of "Painting in Italy." CYPRUS. E. H. BUNBURY. CYRUS. A. H. SAYCE, Queen's College, Oxford. DACCA. W. W. HUNTER, LL.D., D.D., Director of

PRINCIPAL CONTENT S.

CLIMATE. ALEX. BUCHAN, Secretary, Scottish Meteoro

logical Society.
CLIVE. G. SMITH, LL.D., Editor of “Annals of Indiau

Administration, 1868–69."
CLOCKS, Sir EDMUND BECKETT, Bart., Q.C.
COAL H. BAUERMAN, F.G.S., Royal School of

Mines, London.
COBDEN: HENRY RICHARD, M.P.
COCHIN CHINA. C. MAUNOIR, Société de Géographie,

Paris.
COFFEE. JAMES PATON, Industrial Museum, Glasgow.
COFFER-DAMS. DAVID STEVENSON, C.E.
COLEOPTERA. JOHN Gibson, Industrial Museum, Edin.
COLERIDGE. G. D. BOYLE.
COLOMBIA. H. A. WEBSTER.
COLOSSIANS. Rev. W. SAUMAREZ SMITH, Principal,

St Aidan's College, Birkenhead.
COMET. J. RUSGELL HIND, Superintendent “Nautical

Almanack.”
COMMERCE ROBERT SOMERS, Author of "Trede

Upions."
COMMUNISM. Mrs FAWCETT.
COMPANY.: EDMUND ROBERTSON, Professor of Roman

Law, University College, London.
COMPASS. F. H. BUTLER.
COMTE. JOHN MORLEY, late Editor of "Fortnightly

Review."
CONDILLAC. Rev. D. BALSILLIE.
CONDORCET. ROBERT FLINT, Professor of Divinity,

University of Edinburgh.
CONFUCIUS. Rev. JAMES LEGGE, Professor of Chinese,

University of Oxford.
CONGRESS. HENRY REEVE, C.B.
CONGREVE. A. C. SWINBURNE.
CONIC SECTIONS. H. M. TAYLOR, Fellow of Trinity

College, Cambridge.
CONNECTICUT. W. G. ABBOT.
CONSTANTINE. W. BROWNING SMITH,
CONSTANTINOPLE. Rev. C. G. CURTIS, Chaplain to

British Embassy, Pera.
CONSTITUTION OF BODIES. Prof. CLERK MAXWELL.
CONTRABAND. W. C. SMITH, LL.B., Advocate.
CONVOCATION. Sir TRAVERS Twiss, Q.C.
COOKERY. J. C. BUCKMASTER, South Kensington

Museum, London.
COOLIE. R. WILSOX.
CO-OPERATION. R. SOMERS.
COPPER. JAMES PATON.
COPTS. S. BircH, LL.D., D.C.L.
COPYRIGHT. Prof. ED. ROBERTSON ; (AMERICAN)

E. S. DRONE.
CORALS. Prof. H. A. NICHOLSON.
COREA. H. A. WEBSTER.
CORINTH. PERCY GARDNER.
CORINTHIANS. Rev. W. SAUMAREZ SMITH.
CORK. R. CAULFIELD, LL.D.
CORN LAWS. R. SOMERS.
CORNEILLE. GEORGE SAINTSBURY
CORNELIUS. W. CAVE THOMAS.
CORNWALL. R. J. KING.
CORONATION. Rev. S. H. REYNOLDS.
CORREGGIO. W. M. ROSSETTI.
COSMOGONY. Rev. T. K. CHEYNE.

Indian Statistics.
DAHOMEY. Major W. K. ELLES.
DALHOUSIE. GEORGE SMITH, LL.D., Edito? of

“ Annals of Indian Administration."
DALLING. CHARLES KENT.
DALTON. F. H. BUTLER.
DAMASCUS. J. L. PORTER, D.D., LL D., Professor

of Biblical Criticism, Belfast.
DANCE. W. C. SMITH, LL.B.
DANIEL. Rev. T. K. CHEYNE.
DANTE. OSCAR BROWNING.
DANTON. JOHN MORLEY, Editor of "Fortnightly

Review."
DARIUS. Rov. A. H. SAYOE.
DAVID. Prof. ROBERTSON SMITH, Aberdeen.

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