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" One continuous substance filling all space ; which can vibrate as light, which can be sheared into positive and negative electricity, which in whirls constitutes matter, and which transmits by continuity and not by impact every action and reaction of... "
Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: 1883 - Page 598
by Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1885
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Nature, Volume 27

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1883
...bodies with which we are acquainted are built up. One continuous substance filling all space : which can vibrate as light ; which can be sheared into positive...is the modern view of the ether and its functions. UNIVERSITY AND EDUCATIONAL INTELLIGENCE CAMBRIDGE. Lord Rayleigh has resumed his course of lectures...
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Modern Views of Electricity

Sir Oliver Lodge - Electricity - 1889 - 422 pages
...bodies with which we are acquainted are built up. One continuous substance filling all space : which can vibrate as light ; which can be sheared into positive...is the modern view of the Ether and its functions. LECTURE III. THE DISCIIAKGK OK A LKYDEN JAR.1 IT is one of the great generalizations established by...
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Stellar Evolution and Its Relations to Geological Time

James Croll - Cosmogony - 1889 - 118 pages
...with which we are acquainted are built up. " One continuous substance filling all space, which can vibrate as light; which can be sheared into positive...which matter is capable. This is the modern view of ether and its functions." 1 There is this objection to Professor Lodge's theory: it is purely hypothetical....
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The visible universe: chapters on the origin and construction of the heavens

John Ellard Gore - Nebular hypothesis - 1893 - 140 pages
...sheared into positive and negative 1 Stellar Evolution, pp. 89, UO. ARK THE ELEMENTS ELEMENTARY ? 69 electricity, which in whirls constitutes matter, and...not by impact, every action and reaction of which mutter is capable, this is the modern view of ether and its functions." * The Nebular Hypothesis...
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Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 16

Oriental philology - 1896
...negative electricity ; which in whirls or vortices constitutes matter, and which transmits by continuity (not by impact) every action and reaction of which...is the modern view of the ether and its functions." This conception, which he qualifies as ' modern ' is by no means new to the philosophy of China. How...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 188

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1898
...nature's penetralia: 'One continuous substance filling all 310 Ethereal Telegraphy. Oct. ' which can vibrate as light ; which can be sheared into * positive...the modern view of the ether and its ' functions.' * He that runs may read ; but how much does he understand ? * Modern Views of Electricity, p. 416....
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New Modes of Thought, Based Upon the New Materialism and the New Pantheism ...

Chester Twitchell Stockwell - Philosophy, Modern - 1901 - 150 pages
...bodies with which we are acquainted are built up. One continuous substance filling all space ; which can vibrate as light, which can be sheared into positive...is the modern view of the ether and its functions." This was written previous to, and therefore does not take into account, the still more wonderful revelations...
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The Lore of Cathay: Or, The Intellect of China

William Alexander Parsons Martin - China - 1901 - 480 pages
...negative electricity, which in whirls or vortices constitutes matter, and which transmits by continuity, not by impact, every action and reaction of which matter is capable this is the modern view of ether and its functions." This conception, as I shall show in the next chapter, is not new to the philosophers...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 13

Science - 1913
...Electricity, edition of 1899, describes the aether as "one continuous substance filling all space ; which can vibrate as light ; which can be sheared into positive...every action and reaction of which matter is capable." A theory which was so dominant with the most advanced and profound thinkers in physical science, naturally...
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From dream to vision of life

Lilian Whiting - Spiritual life - 1906 - 179 pages
...bodies with which we are acquainted are built up. One continuous substance filling all space, which can vibrate as light, which can be sheared into positive...is the modern view of the ether and its functions." Into this "continuous substance filling all space " the ethereal man, released from his physical body,...
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