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Are Eyes ever Autophanous?

Nature volume 88, pages 377378 (18 January 1912) | Download Citation



THE following communication was written about 1889, soon after my change of residence from Collingwood (in Kent) to Slough (in Buckinghamshire), that is, about twenty-three years ago, and having been laid aside, through the intervention of other interests, has now come to light again in weeding the accumulation of half a rather long lifetime. It seemed unadvisable to recast, from memory, what was set down from present observation. At the same time, the form in which those observations are presented required explanation, such as is now offered.

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