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Though these three classes include the motions of solid, liquid, and aerial bodies
; there is nevertheless a fourth division of motions; I mean those of the supposed
ethereal fluids of magnetism, electricity, heat, and light; whose properties are not
These lasteal and lymphatic vessels are furnished with numerous valves to
prevent the return of the fluids, which they absorb, and terminate in glands, called
lymphatic glands, and may hence be considered as long necks or mouths
In these it lays aside its coverings, and is intermixed with the slender fibres, which
constitute those muscles and organs of sense. Thus all these distant ramifications
of the sensorium are united at one of their extremities, that is, in the head and ...
But these circular irises of colours are not only different from the colours of the
filks above mentioned, but are at the same time perpetually changing as long as
they exist. From | From all these experiments it appears, that these spectra.
From all these experiments it appears, that these spectra in the eye are not owing
to the mechanical impulse of light impressed on the retina; nor to its chemical
combination with that organ; nor to the absorption and emission of light, as is ...
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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