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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 203 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACT HORIT1ES.-Baron Fourier's Eloge, Memoires de l'institut, x. lxxxi. (1831) ; Revue encyclopedique, xliii. (1829) ; S. D. Poisson's Funeral Oration (Conn. des Temps, 183o, p. 19); F. X. von Zach, Allg. geographische Ephemeriden, iv. 70 (1799); F. Arago, Annuaire du Bureau des Long. 1844, p. 271, translated among Arago's Biographies of Distinguished Men (1857) ; J. S. Bailly, Hist. de fast.. moderne, t. iii.; R. Grant, Hist. of Phys. Astr. p. 5o, &c.; A. Berry, Short Hist. of Astr. p. 306; Max Marie, Hist. des sciences t. x. pp. 69-98; R. Wolf, Geschichte der Astronomic; J. Madler, Gesch. der Hingmelskunde, i. 17; W. Whewell, Hist. of the Inductive Sciences, ii. passing; J. C. Poggendorff, Biog-lit. Handworterbuch. (A. M. C.)
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ACT (Lat. actus, actum)

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