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THE SEASONS.

TO THE EDITOR.

- Sin*—ln your answer to a-eorrespondenty " W.G.," in Monday's issue, you state that you cannot fix the commencement or end of any of the Beasons. In a geographical work by John Bartholomew, F.R G.S., and dated 1889, there appears the following : SEASONS IN TUE NORTHERN HEMISrHEOE (ENGLAND). Spring commences sun's entrance into Aries, March 20. - Summer commences sun's entrance into Cancer, June 21. Autumn commences sun's entrance into Libra, September 23. "Winter commences sun's entrance into Capricornus, December 21. IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE (AUSTRALIA). Spring commences sun's entrance into Libra, September 23. Summer commences sun's entrance into Cariricornus, December 21 (loDgest day). Autumn commences sun's entrance into Aries. March 20. Winter commences sun's entrance into Cancer, June 21 (shortest day). This may satisfy " W.G."—I am, etc., Joux H. Brown. Dunedin, October 5.

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THE SEASONS., Evening Star, Issue 10442, 11 October 1897

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THE SEASONS. Evening Star, Issue 10442, 11 October 1897

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