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" Huygens carried his thoughts so far, as to believe it not impossible that there may be stars at such inconceivable distances, that their light has not yet reached the earth since its creation ; although the velocity of light be a million of times greater... "
Elements of Natural Philosophy: Arranged Under the Following Heads: Matter ... - Page 64
1808 - 272 pages
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Children - 1808 - 1120 pages
...their number or their distances. The celebrated Huygens carries his thoughts so far, as to believe is es itself in so dreadful a manner ? What might not...that savage greatness of soul, which appears in th readied the Earth since its creation, although the velocity of light be a million of times greater...
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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles: And Made Easy to ...

James Ferguson, Jeremiah Horrocks - Astronomy - 1809 - 533 pages
...merablc. numDer or tnejr distances. The celebrated HUYGENS carried his thoughts so far, as to believe it inconceivable distances, that their light has not yet reached the Earth since its creation ; although the velocity of light be a million of times greater than the velocity of a...
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Reflections on the Works of God,

Christoph Christian Sturm, Robert Balfour - Calendars - 1810 - 400 pages
...probability of thousands more existing ; nay, some very profound philosophers have supposid there are stars at such inconceivable distances, that their light has not yet reached the earth since its creation, although the velocity with which light passes is a million times greater than that of...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...minute, would be more than seven millions of years in passing from the star y Draconis to the Earth. The celebrated Huygens pursued speculations of this...distances that their light has not yet reached the Earth, alZ though it has been travelling ever since the creation at the rate of 200,000 miles in each second...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...set no limits either to their number or their distances. The celebrated Huygens carries his thoughts so far, as to believe it not impossible, that there...stars at such inconceivable distances, that their lyht has not yei reached the Earth since its creation, although the velocity of light be a million...
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The American Practical Lunarian: And Seaman's Guide ... To which are Annexed ...

Thomas Arnold - Marine insurance - 1822 - 915 pages
...set no limits either to their number or their distances. The celebrated Huygens carried his thoughts so far, as to believe it not impossible that there...that their light has not yet reached the earth since its creation ; although the velocity of light be a million of times greater than the velocity of a...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 6

1842
...that we can set no limits to their number or distances. The celebrated Huygens carried his thoughts so far, as to believe it not impossible that there...may be stars at such inconceivable distances, that light has not yet reached the earth from them since their creation ; although its velocity is a million...
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Reflections on the Works of God, and of His Providence Throughout ..., Volume 1

Calendars - 1823
...probability of thousands more existing ; nay, some very profound philosophers have supposed there are stars at such inconceivable, distances, that their light has not yet reached the earth since its creation, although the velocity with which light passes is a million times greater than that of...
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Sturm's Reflections on the works of God (from the Germ.).

Christoph Christian Sturm - Devotional exercises - 1824 - 336 pages
...probability of thousands more existing ; nay, some very profound philosophers have supposed there are stars at such inconceivable distances, that their light has not yet reached the earth since its creation, although the velocity, with which light passes is a million times greater than that of...
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Astronomy, as it is Known at the Present Day: With an Account of the Nature ...

George G. Carey - Astronomy - 1825 - 166 pages
...former distance, and 2 million 800 thousand, in passing through the latter. The celebrated astronomer, Huygens, pursued speculations of this kind so far,...that their light has not yet reached the earth since their creation. The late Professor Playfair, in speaking of the fixed stars, says, " As it cannot be...
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