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The Intended Engineering College


“Look not a gift horse in the mouth” I WAS very sorry to see in NATURE for 18th August a letter from Mr. G. C. Foster complaining of a supposed intention of the Government to aid the teaching of science, and basing this complaint upon what appears to me most narrow and unreasonable grounds. The representatives of science have been tolerably unanimous in demanding of the Government further aid to science, and I think they should with equal unanimity protest against any such grumbling at a promised instalment before its nature and conditions are known.

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WILLIAMS, W. The Intended Engineering College. Nature 2, 353–354 (1870).

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