These collections contain introductions and explanatory passages by the author.
The incidents of this episode were a favorite subject in the sculptures of his temples, where their representation was accompanied by a poetical version of the affair and other explanatory inscriptions.
A copy of the orders and an explanatory letter were in fact despatched to the II.
with analysis and explanatory summary by Bridges, F.
Besides numerous contributions to the Proceedings of the Royal and the Royal Astronomical Societies, he published several books, both explanatory and speculative.