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XVII. An account of a quadruped brought from Bengal, and now to be seen in London
  • J. Parsons
  • History
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Being always desirous of laying before this Learned Society whatsoever appears to me new and curious, I embraced the present Opportunity of viewing and describing this Creature, which I cannot find
VIll. A letter from Dr. Parsons to Martin Folkes, Esq; President of the Royal Society, containing the natural history of the rhinoceros
  • J. Parsons
  • Geology, History
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Sir, Although many Authors have given Accounts and Figures of the Rhinoceros from time to time, and although there was one in England in 1685.
LI. An account of some fossile fruits, and other bodies, found in the Island of Shepey
  • J. Parsons
  • History
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
My Lord, Being ever desirous to promote the business of this learned Society, I could not lose the opportunity that presented, of laying before you an account, and drawings (See Tab. XV. & XVI.), of
Human physiognomy explain'd: in the Crounian lectures on muscular motion. For the year MDCCXLVI. Read before the Royal Society: By James Parsons, M.D. and F. R. S. Being a supplement to the
  • J. Parsons
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The word physiognomy, I confess, is too large a title to put before this little treatise, as it signifies a view of nature in general
XIX. A letter to the President, concerning the hermaphrodite shewn in London:
  • J. Parsons
  • History
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Sir, As I find the Friench girl, now shewn at Ludgate as an hermaphrodite, makes some noise in town, and as an hermaphrodite, makes some noise in town, and as the generality of the world are apt in
XXIV. An account of some peculiar advantages in the structure of the asperae arteriae, or wind pipes, of several birds, and in the land-tortoise
  • J. Parsons
  • Linguistics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
Having, in my former discourse, given an account of some particular phoenomena, in amphibious animals, which rendered them more happy and perfect in their animal oeconomy towards their preservation;
XV. A remarkable instance of the happy effect of musk, in a very dangerous case
  • J. Parsons
  • History
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Mr. Darlington, who lodges at the Cheshire Cheese below Charing Cross, a Man of a robust Habit of Body, was taken ill about the Beginning of December last of a Rheumatic Fever, attended with the Loss
IX. A letter from James Parsons M. D. F. R. S. To the president, containing an account of a preternatural conjunction of two female children
  • J. Parsons
  • Medicine
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A woman in Holborn was deliver'd with much difficulty of two girls join'd together by the bellies in so singular a manner, as to deserve a particular description to be laid before the society, as a very curious subject.
VI. An account of the white negro shewn before the Royal Society: In a letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Morton, President of the Royal Society, from James Parsons, M.D. F. R. S
  • J. Parsons
  • History
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My Lord, The white boy, who was brought before this learned Society on Thursday last, came to me with his matter on Sunday afternoon; and according, to the desire of your lordship and the gentlemen
CI. Observations on the Abbé Mazeas’s letter on the Count de Caylus’s method of imitating the antient painting in burnt wax: By James Parsons, M. D. F. R. S
  • J. Parsons
  • Art
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society…
The subject of the Abbé Mazeas’s letter, concerning what he thinks the encaustic painting in burnt wax, is very difficult to understand; for although the count de Caylus has made an essay to find out
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