This section is from the book "The Corner Cupboard; Or, Facts For Everybody", by Robert Kemp Philp. Also available from Amazon: The Corner Cupboard; or Facts for Everybody.
Ceres, in heathen mythology, the goddess of corn, and daughter of Saturn and
Cybele. Ceres is also a small planet which revolves round the 6un in four years, seven months, and ten days, at the distance of 260,000,000 of miles.
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