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" The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning, but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made. "
Practical education - Page 410
by Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1835 - 549 pages
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The Works ...

William Smith - 1803
...known particulars of resemblance between lightning and electricity, he concludes with saying " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning j bat since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The Works of William Smith, D. D.: Late Provost of the College and ..., Volume 1

William Smith - Sermons, American - 1803
...known particulars of resemblance between lightning and electricity, he concludes with saying " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The Panorama of Science and Art: Embracing the Sciences of ..., Volume 2

James Smith - Technology - 1815
...or danger, draw from it the matter of the thunder-bolt into the body of the earth. His words are : " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning : but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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Manual of Electricity

William King - Electricity - 1825 - 83 pages
...with lightning, might draw from it the matter of the thunder bolt, without noise or danger. He says, " the electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we have already compared them,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we have mentioned as follows: " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we have mentioned as follows : " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we have mentioned as follows : " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we have mentioned as follows :" The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but, since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845
...him. In possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding a paper on the subject, as follows : "The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be lightning; but, since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them, it...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 495 pages
...electricity presented itself strongly to the mind of a true philosopher, who reasoned thus : " The electric fluid is attracted by points ; we do not know whether this property be in lightning, but since they agree, in all particulars in which we can already compare them, it...
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