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SOME months ago the subject of colour-blindness was introduced into the columns of this periodical as bearing on a question of colour nomenclature. Little was then said on the subject itself beyond what was necessary to illustrate the point in dispute, but it may now be added that the general features of this remarkable defect of vision have lately been exciting much attention, and have given rise within the last few years to a somewhat extensive literature, involving points on which there has been much difference of opinion and some energetic controversy.

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