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The System of the World - Page 246
by Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 15

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Architecture - 1810
...from a learned and illustrious astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours use* ful both to science and humanity, perished a victim to...back, one to the year 3102, the other to the year 1 491 before the Christian era. These epochs are connected with the mean motions of the Sun, Moon,...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

D. WILLIAM - 1810
...the qirestlon. - - ' The Indian tables indicate a very refined astronomy ; ,but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...back, one to the year 3102, the other to the year li91 before the Christian era. These epochs are connected with the mean motions of the Sun, Moon; and...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, A Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward T W. Polehampton - Natural history - 1815
...astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours useful botli to science and humanity, fell a victim to the most sanguinary tyranny, opposing...which go back, one to the year 3102, the other to the jear 1491 before the Christian aera. These epochs are connected with the mean motions of the sun, moon,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours useful both to science and humanity, fell a victim to the most sanguinary tyranny, opposing the calmness and dignity of virtue to the reviling* of an infatuated people, who wantonly prolonged the last agonies of his existence*. The Indian...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...more refined astronomy ; but M. La Place contends that it is not of a very remote antiquity. These tables have two principal epochs, which go back, one...with the mean motions of the Sun, Moon, and Planets ; but La Place does not admit that the epochs to which they refer were established on observation....
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 1

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours useful both to science and humanity, fell a victim to the most sanguinary tyranny, opposing...3102, the other to the year 1491 before the Christian ten. These epochs are connected with the mean motions of the sun, moon, and planets, in such a manner,...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3

Asia - 1836
...learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour ; who, after having honoured his career by labours useful...calmness and dignity of virtue to the revilings of an infuriated people, of whom he had once been the idol. " The Indian tables have two principal epochs,...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 3

Oriental literature - 1836
...learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour ; who, after having honoured his career by labours useful...calmness and dignity of virtue to the revilings of an infuriated people, of whom he had once been the idol. " The Indian tables have two principal epochs,...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 20

Science - 1836
...and dignity of virtue, to the reviliugs of an infatuated people, of whom he had been once the idol. " The Indian tables have two principal epochs which...the year 3102, the other to the year 1491, before our era. These epochs are connected with the mean motions of the sun, moon, and planets, in such a...
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