The following abstracts from the Journal de la Mere Oye are translations from the original into language more readily understood by those well-versed in the art. Some readers may have made an early encounter of these abstracts in the original form, but the scientific principles involved were probably not entirely elucidated.
Youngquist, Mary J.
"Old Wine in New Bottles,"
Word Ways: Vol. 4
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol4/iss1/6