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Title: The new art of memory, founded upon the principles taught by M. Gregor von Feinaigle: and applied to chronology, history, geography, languages, systematic tables, poetry, prose, and arithmetic. To which is added, some account of the principal systems of artificial memory, from the earliest period to the present time; with instances of the extraordinary powers of natural memory ..
Authors: Feinaigle, Gregor von, 1765?-1819
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emember the symbols,or hieroglyphics, as to remember the situation orplace of any picture, or article of furniture in aroom. Instead of having a carpet on the floor,we can suppose that the floor is inlaid or con-structed of mosaic. This will allow us to putsymbols there. The outlines of the symbols are intended torepresent, as accurately as possible, the variousfigures in the two rooms, so that they maybe permanently fixed in the memory. (SeePlates It, and III.) And here we dismiss thepupil for a season, giving a general hint, thatit will be advisable to make himself perfect-ly familiar with the situations of the differentsymbols, before he thinks of looking into thenext chapter. Until a knowledge of thesesymbols be obtained, no further progress canbe made in the system. It is, at least, indis-pensably necessary, that the pupil should answerwith facility to any questions put to him respect-ing ihe Jirst room, containing fifty symbols ; thesecond room may be acquired at leisure. ll„r
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PRINCIPLES. 53 The following are the names attached to thedifferent symbols: fiz$t ftoom* 1 Tower of BabeL 2 Swan. 3 Mountain, or Parnassus. 4 Looking-glass. 5 Throne. 6 Horn of Plenty. 7 Glass-blower. 8 Midas. 9 Flower, or Narcissus. 10 Goliath, or Mars. 11 Pillars of Hercules. 12 David with the Lion. 13 Castle, or Nelsons Mo- nument. 14 Diogenes, or Watchman. 15 .ZEseulapius, or Serpent. 16 Ceres, or Gleaner. 17 Archimedes, or Carpen- ter. 18 Apollo. 19 Robinson Crusoe.26 Peacock. 21 Vaulter, or Rider. 22 Cockfighting. 23 Pegasus.-24 Elepha;it. 25 Sancho Panza. 26 Charioteer. 27 Don Quixote. 28 Pack-horse. 29 Standard-bearer- 30 Sysiphus. 31 Cupid. 32 Diana-. 33 Clouds, or Sky. 34 Noahs Ark. 35 Cartius. 36 Hermitage. 37 Miner. 38 Moses. 39 Vesuvius. 40 Pleasure Garden. 41 Monument. 42 Golden Calf. 43 State Bed. 44 Piano-Forte. 45 Bajazet. 46 Fountain, or Square. 47 Vulcan, 48 Apis. 49 Orange-Tree.fiO Bacchus. * s 54 NEW ART OF MBMbftft ^CCOllfc $00m» 51 Pigmalion. 52 Jupiter. 53 Ne
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