By James Gall

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Tried to make away with him by sending him to slay the Gorgon Medusa, to look at whom was to be turned into stone. Perseus avoided Perseus by looking at her through a mirror, and returned in triumph with her head. Afterwards he slew the monster which was about to devour Andromeda (see page 32). this fate 24 MAP 36 6. CvGNUS (The Swan) 7. Close to Vega, on the left, there is a very pretty constellation, the upper part of which is like the half of a wheel. shaped Four verted of the brightest stars forming an inwith a long, irregular line together T of fainter stars, which ends in a bright one almost under Vega, form a large cross, which lies diagonally in the sky.

And Pollux were the two youths who, at the battle of Lake Regillus, suddenly appeared on milk-white horses to aid the hardAfter the battle they dispressed Romans. and till then did the Romans not appeared, " realize that it was the Heavenly Twins" themselves who had helped them. Castor CANIS MINOR (The A Little Dog) line leading from the Pole Star, through Castor and Pollux, brings us, a little lower down, to a bright star, Procyon, in CANIS MINOR. Procyon and its companion star very much resemble Castor and Pollux, but the latter do not differ so much in brightness.

Fore-feet have each two little stars both of which at the toes, as also the hind-legs, are very long. URSA MINOR A line (The Little Bear) drawn through the two stars of the PLOUGH which are parallel with the Pointers passes between two of the brightest stars belonging to URSA MINOR, the Little Bear, a constellation which is close to the Pole; indeed forms the tip of the tail. Between these two stars and the Pole Star is the Pole Star itself a line of fainter stars, of the PLOUGH. somewhat in the shape MAP 4.

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