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Their laws have been successfully investigated by philosophers in their treatises
on mechanic powers. These motions are distinguished by this circumstance, that
the velocity multiplied into the quantity of matter of the body acted upon is equal ...
To render this circumstance more easy to be comprehended, motion may be
defined to be a variation of figure; for the whole universe may be considered as
one thing possessing a certain figure; the motions of any of its parts are a
variation of ...
The same circumstance obtains in the continued application of sound, or of sapid
bodies, or of odorous ones, or of tangible ones, to their adapted organs of sense.
Thus when a circular coin, as a shilling, is pressed on the palm of the hand, the ...
The circumstances attending the exertion of this power of cox TRAction constitute
the laws of animal motion, as the circumstances attending the exertion of the
power of Art Rocpros constitute the laws of motion of inanimate matter. II. The
... originally excited into motion by irritation, for young children make water, and
have other evacuations without attention to these circumstances: “ et primis etiam
ab incunabulistenduntur sepius puerorum penes, amore nondum expergefacto.
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Written by the grandfather of Charles Darwin, this book is a masterful treatise on the medical disorders and how to treat them. Primarily of interest to people who are interested in the period ... Read full review