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|Introduction - birth and parentage - early life and education - taste for natural history - introduction to Dr. Leach and Mr. Stephens - rare captures âÇô desire to travel in Africa âÇô entrance at the University - studies in the natural sciences - tour to the Isle of Wight with Professor Sedgwick - tour to the Isle of Man - tour to the Isle of Anglesea - Cambridge Philosophical Society - lodgings in Cambridge, and intimate acquaintance - natural history rambles in the neighbourhood of Cambridge... MORE|
|Professor of Mineralogy - dispute as to the mode of election - syllabus of lectures - Professorship of Botany - Cambridge Botanic Garden and Museum - botanical lectures - syllabus and plan of lectures - herborizing excursions - botanical publications|
|Marriage and ordination - circumstances in Cambridge - evening soirÃ©es - cultivation of natural history in the university - notice by Mr. Darwin - notice by Mr. Berkeley - pupils - visit to Weymouth and collections made there - living of Cholsey-cum-Moulsford - politics and town elections|
|Removal to Hitcham - loss to the university - state in which he found the parish of Hitcham - steps taken for its improvement - school - ploughing matches - the Hitcham farmers - Hadleigh Farmers' Club - letters to the farmers of Suffolk - experiments on manures, &c. - condition of the labouring classes - allotment system - opposition of the Hitcham farmers - horticultural shows - school botany - village excursions|
|Ministerial duties âÇô religious instruction in the school - opinions of inspectors - constant residence in the parish - fanaticism caused by Revivalist meetings - his endeavours to check it - visiting the sick - his own religious views - studies of the prophecies - sermons and preaching - local preaching - influence of religion on his own heart - conversing upon the subject - special occasions for prayer - high views of the Christian dispensation - strength of his faith - his humility|
|Lectures in provincial towns, and at Buckingham Palace - Ipswich Museum - address delivered in the Museum - elected President - arrangement of the Museum - Museum of Economic Botany at Kew - Great Exhibition at Paris - tact in preparing museum specimens - education element in museums - London University - his examination in botany - Cambridge University - plea for the natural sciences - natural sciences tripos|
|Habits of observing - formation of pebbles - facts in botany and zoology - Jersey toads - hornets' nests, and method of taking them - parasitic larvae in hornets' nests - wasps' nests - method of taking them - food of micro-lepidoptera - registration of facts in natural history - diseases of corn - ergot - wheat midge - failure of red clover crop - phosphatic nodules - fossil ear-bones of whales - potatoe disease - preservation of animal and vegetable substances - vitality of seeds - mummy-wheat - transmutation and origin of species - flint implements in the drift|
|Antiquarian researches - Bartlow Hills - Roman pottery from Colchester - barrows at Rougham - skeleton of a Roman - his supposed history|
|General scientific character - labours at Hitcham - public teaching at the University - services rendered to medical students - fondness for collecting - extent and variety of his collections - liberality in giving away specimens - his study - daily habits - scientific societies - social character|
|Last sickness - slow progress of his disease - interest taken in his own case - religious feelings - remarks on various subjects - teaching from the bed - holy communion - visit from Professor Sedgwick - death - disposal of collections - funeral - concluding remarks|
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