## Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Mathematical and physical sciences, Volume 244, Issues 882-883 |

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### Contents

GENERAL CONTENTS | 236 |

Finite periodic stationary gravity waves in a perfect liquid By W G Penney F R S | 254 |

The dispersion under gravity of a column of fluid supported on a rigid horizontal plane | 285 |

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