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“The Lepidoptera of Ceylon”

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MR. F. MOORE in no way betters the case against him by his letter printed in NATURE, vol. xxv. p. 79. The name of George de Alwis, who was merely employed to make accurate copies of his brother's drawings, need not be brought forward; Mr. Moore was perfectly aware who made the original drawings from nature. It is satisfactory to know that the preface will contain an acknowledgment of the real artist, but common honesty requires his name to be printed on every plate that he drew instead of “C. F. Moore.”

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