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This observation was disregarded by Leverrier, because his formula required about four times that velocity.
Accordingly, very little attention was paid by Leverrier to Liais's objections.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
For this reason, Leverrier pronounced, in 1867, the Perseid to be of older formation than the Leonid system.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
We are told that Leverrier "satisfied himself as to the substantial accuracy of the reported observation."
But to point out Leverrier's poverty-stricken average—or discovering planets upon a fifty per cent.