The Present state of the republick of letters (Google eBook)

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Printed for William and John Innys, 1732 - Bibliography
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Page 166 - And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; and in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
Page 165 - And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament : and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.
Page 312 - Haemastatics, or an account of some hydraulic and hydrostatical experiments made on the blood and blood vessels of animals. Also an account of some experiments on stones in the kidneys and bladder, with an enquiry into the nature of those anomalous concretions. To which is added an appendix containing observations and experiments relating to several subjects in the first volume. The greatest part of which were read at several meetings of the Royal Society.
Page 347 - Organum," the design of which was, to execute the second part of the " Instauration," by advancing a more perfect method of using the rational faculty than men were before acquainted with, in order to raise and improve the understanding, as far as its present imperfect state admits, and enable it to conquer and interpret the difficulties and obscurities of nature. This work his majesty received as graciously as he could wish, and wrote, him a letter upon it, which certainly does honour to both their...
Page 64 - Most of the letters have four forms in writing, depending on whether they occur at the beginning, in the middle, or at the end of a word or whether they stand separately.
Page 17 - Mountains j each of which far furpafi the ufual height to which the Aqueous Vapours of themfelves afcend, and on the tops of which the Air is fo cold and rarificd, as to retain but a fmall part of thofe Vapours, that fhall be brought thither by Winds.
Page 168 - A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head.
Page 124 - In the eighth century, by rooting up and subduing the Exarchate of Ravenna, the kingdom of the Lombards, and the Senate and Dukedom of Rome, he acquired Peter's Patrimony out of their dominions; and thereby rose up as a temporal Prince or King, or horn of the fourth Beast.
Page 300 - Praife both when the firft Evening was and the firft Morning. AND GOD faid, let there be a Firmament in the Midft of the Waters, and let it divide the Waters from the Waters.
Page 2 - Paganifm , or the Religion of the prefent Romans, derived from that of their HeathenAnceftors.

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