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Page 379 - Crawford : Experiments and Observations on Animal Heat, and the inflammation of combustible bodies.
Page 350 - The effects produced in the world by the agency of Heat are probably just as extensive, and quite as important, as those which are owing to the tendency of the particles of matter towards each other; and there is no doubt but its operations are, in all cases, determined by laws equally immutable.
Page 399 - Correspondence of James Watt on his Discovery of the Theory of the Composition of Water, with a Letter from his Son.
Page 201 - I. It appears from this experiment, that the mountain Schehallien exerts a fenfible attraction ; therefore, from the rules of philpfuphiiiiig, we arc to conclude that every mountain, and indeed every particle of the earth, is endued with the fame property, in proportion to its quantity of matter.
Page 100 - An Account of a Comparison Lately Made by Some Gentlemen of the Royal Society, of the Standard of a Yard, and the Several Weights Lately Made for Their Use; with the Original Standards of Measures and Weights in the Exchequer, and Some Others Kept for Public Use, at Guild-hall, Founders-hall, the Tower, etc.,
Page 249 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Page 382 - Table of English Silver Coins, from the Norman Conquest to the Present Time.
Page 336 - Many years ago, the late Rev. JOHN MICHELL, of this Society, contrived a method of determining the density of the earth, by rendering sensible the attraction of small quantities of matter; but, as he was engaged in other pursuits, he did not complete the apparatus till a short time before his death, and did not live to make any experiments with it.
Page 176 - ... same power of the distances. Or, to express it more concisely, if you look upon the electric fluid as matter of a contrary kind to other matter, the particles of all matter, both those of the electric fluid and of other matter, repel particles of the same kind, and attract those of a contrary kind, with a force inversely as some less power of the distance than the cube.
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