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" The Indian tables indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shews that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And here, with regret, I differ in opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible... "
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
...the question. « Tk« ' The Indian tables indicate a very refined astronomy ; but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours use* ful both to science and humanity, perished a victim to the most sanguinary tyranny, opposing the...
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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
...state of infancy. The Indian tables indicate a much more refined astronomy ; but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...after having honoured his career by labours useful botli to science and humanity, fell a victim to the most sanguinary tyranny, opposing the calmness...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...state of infancy. The Indian tables indicate a much more refined astronomy ; but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...with regret, I differ in opinion from a learned and illtis. trious astronomer, who, after having honoured his career by labours useful both to science...
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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
...state of infancy. The Indian tables indicate a much more refined astronomy ; but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...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 revilings...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 20

Science - 1836
...origin of these people. " The Indian tables indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shews that it is not of an extremely...opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour, who, after having honoured his...
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THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

JOHN W. PARKER - 1836
...indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shews that it is not of extreme remote antiquity. And here, with regret, I differ...opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour ; who, after having honoured his...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 3

Asia - 1836
...indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shews that it is not of extreme remote antiquity. And here, with regret, I differ...opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour ; who, after having honoured his...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 3

Oriental literature - 1836
...indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shews that it is not of extreme remote antiquity. And here, with regret, I differ...opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour ; who, after having honoured his...
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An essay on the nature, age, and origin of the Sanscrit writing and language

Charles William Wall - 1838
..." The Indian tables indicate a knowledge of astronomy considerably advanced, but every thing shows that it is not of an extremely remote antiquity. And...opinion from a learned and illustrious astronomer, whose fate is a terrible proof of the inconstancy of popular favour, who, after having honoured his...
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