Excerpt from Electricity and Magnetism HE object of the following pages is to present an easy and attractive introduction to the sciences of Electricity and Magnetism. The work is t intended as a text-book; hence recondite calculations, and mere enumeration of all the existing electro-magnetic appliances are introduced. Care has been taken to im part exact kwledge, that will t have to be unlearnt, in a readable form. The two old theories are sufiiciently dwelt upon to enable the reader to form an intelligent conception of them, while very special stress has been laid upon the modern, and more satisfactory, mole cular theory. Many instruments are described and figured; very many more are left entirely unticed, such as the accumulator, etc., since these can be per fectly understood from a perusal of this work, after re ference to more technical works written by the Author. Eugh, however, has been done, without increasing the dimensions of the work beyond the limits prescribed, to. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.