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Literary and Philosophical References
- "Bluebeard" by Charles Perrault (7.10)
- The Medusa shipwreck (1.1)
- Tottenham Court (2.21)
- Gower Street (2.21, 10.7)
- The Royal College of Science (6.14)
- Huxley (6.14)
- Mahomet's houri (15.26)
- Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff (16.9)
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