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" Since there is nothing in the constitution of the atmosphere to prevent the existence of vibrations incomparably more frequent than any of which we are conscious, we may imagine that animals like the grylli, whose powers appear to commence nearly where... "
An Elementary Treatise on Sound: Being the Second Volume of a Course of ... - Page 110
1836 - 220 pages
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Science - 1820
...frequent than those which constitute the gravest audible sound. Since there is nothing in the constitution of the atmosphere to prevent the existence of vibrations...the faculty of hearing still sharper sounds, which at present we do not know to exist, and that there may be other insects hearing nothing in common with...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 16

Theology - 1821
...than those which constitute the gravest audible sound. " Since there is nothing in the constitution of the atmosphere to prevent the existence of vibrations,...which we are conscious, we may imagine, that animals Philosophical Transactions. 89 like the Grylli, whose powers appear to commence nearly where ours terminate,...
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The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, Volume 1

John White Webster, John Ware, Daniel Treadwell - Science - 1824
...frequent than those which constitute the gravest audible sound. Since there is nothing in the constitution of the atmosphere to prevent the existence of vibrations...the faculty of hearing still sharper sounds, which at present we do not know to exist ; and that there may be other insects hearing nothing in common...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, Volume 4

Science - 1821
Contains the proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Wernerian Natural History Society, etc.
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An introduction to entomology: or Elements of the natural history ..., Volume 4

William Kirby, William Spence - Insects - 1826
...Since there is nothing in the constitution of the atmosphere," says he, " to prevent vibrations much more frequent than any of which we are conscious,...the faculty of hearing still sharper sounds, which at present we do not know to exist ; and that there may be other insects, hearing nothing in common...
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Insect Miscellanies..

James Rennie - Insects - 1831 - 414 pages
...nothing," Dr. Wollaston concludes, "in the constitution of the atmosphere to prevent vibrations much more frequent than any of which we are conscious, we may imagine that animals like the crickets (Grylli), whose powers appear to commence nearly where ours terminate, may have the faculty...
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Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions ..., Volume 2

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Science - 1833
...audible sound ; and as vibrations incomparably more frequent may exist, we may imagine, says the author, that animals like the Grylli, whose powers appear to commence nearly where ours terminate, may hear still sharper sounds, which we do not know to exist ; and that there may be insects hearing nothing...
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Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions ..., Volume 2

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Science - 1833
...audible sound ; and as vibrations incomparably more frequent may exist, we may imagine, says the author, that animals like the Grylli, whose powers appear to commence nearly where ours terminate, may hear still sharper sounds, which we do not know to exist ; and that there may be insects hearing nothing...
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