Youth's Magazine,  9 (1836), 47–55.

Language, Writing, and Hieroglyphics  [2/2]



Serial, Essay


Nomenclature, Mathematics, Astronomy, Chemistry

    Relates that some hieroglyphs represent ideas rather than sounds. Observes: 'To this day the same sort of universal characters [...] are used in algebraic propositions, in astronomy, and medicine, which every one may read in his own tongue, and all understand aright' (49).

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