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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.

BY CHARLES KNIGHT.

"The empire of man over material things has for its only foundation
the sciences and the arts."-BACON.

A NEW EDITION

CORRECTED, ENLARGED, AND ADAPTED BY THE AUTHOR FOR
ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTION.

LONDON:

BELL AND DALDY, 186, FLEET STREET,

AND 6, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

1866.

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LONDON: PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.

ΤΟ

NIEL ARNOTT, ESQ., M.D.,

WITH SINCERE ADMIRATION OF THE DISINTERESTED SPIRIT IN WHICH HE HAS DEVOTED HIS SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE TO THE PUBLIC GOOD; AND IN GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF HIS NEVER-FAILING KINDNESS DURING A LONG FRIENDSHIP,

THIS VOLUME

IS AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED.

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