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    May 3, 1687. An account of ye Solar eclips, May ye ist 1687, was communicated by Mr. Caswell. The Dublin Minutes from Nov. 15 to April ye 7th were read, speaking of a new Engin invented by Mr. Ash to raise water with an inconsiderable Power. They communicated a farther account of ye petrifieing of Lough Neagh;—that a toad was kept for eight mounths in Dublin, notwithstanding ye Opinion that noe venemous creature would live there;—that hares and rabbits grow white by Snow;—that Partriges are generally white on ye Alpes.

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