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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.
 

PSM V73 D052 Tomb of rumford at auteuil.png

Tomb of Rumford at Auteuil.

 

him by Madame Helvetius while a visitor at this house. "Ah, General, if you only knew how to be happy within the bounds of two acres of earth!"

Rumford was delighted with his home at Auteuil. His daughter returned to him from America. He was occupied with scientific and literary pursuits, often reading papers at the Academy of France and occasionally making trips to Munich, in the service of Maximilian who had now been crowned King of Bavaria. Here he continued to live