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INTRODUCTION BY G, SIMS WOODHEAD, M.A. M.D., PROFESSOR OF PATHOLOGY, CAMBRIDGE. who have once attempted to catch a glimpse of the wonderful secrets that Nature will unveil to the earnest and discreet searcher can never again look upon things as common or of little importance because they do not display to the eye of the superficial observer the beauties that lie hidden under an unattractive appearance or are shrouded in size so minute that the ordinary eye is incapable of discerning their exquisite plan and detail. The ingenious and beautifully finished works projected by the human brain and brought into being by the human hand attract our attention and compel our admiration. We are constrained to admit that the telescope, the microscope, the