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" ... to the plane of the ecliptic, performing one rotation in a period of 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth— ie, from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy with our own globe ; the slower and more majestic... "
Two lectures on iron and its application to the manufacture of steam engines ... - Page 19
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1864 - 28 pages
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A treatise on astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Science - 1835 - 417 pages
...earth, ie from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy with our own globe ; the slower am] niore majestic movement only corresponding with the greater...the prevalence of similar mechanical laws, and of, Ht least, such a community of nature as the existence of inertia and obedience to force may argue....
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 2

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850
...rotation in a period of 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth, that is from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may agree. "-f- • These perspicuous and convincing quotations, from authorities so well calculated to...
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The Dynamical Theory of the Formation of the Earth, Volume 2

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850
...days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth, that is from west to cast. Here, then, we have an analogy with our own globe...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may agree."f These perspicuous and convincing quotations, from authorities so well calculated to give them...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 2

William Kidd - Science - 1852
...to cast Hence, then, we have an analogy with our own globe ; the slower and more majestic movements only corresponding with the greater dimensions of...existence of inertia, and obedience to force may argue." The sun, by its motion on its axis, "agitates the ethereal fluid in which it floats;" hence Sir John...
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Outlines of astronomy

J. F. W. Herschel - 1864 - 729 pages
...axis nearly perpendicular to the plane of the ecliptic, performing one rotation in a period of about 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal...prevalence of similar mechanical laws, and of, at least, sucli a community of nature as the existence of inertia and obedience to force may argue. Now, in the...
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Useful Information for Engineers: Third Series. As Comprised in a Series of ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Cables, Submarine - 1866 - 330 pages
...Speaking of the motion of the sun and planets, Sir John Herschel, in his treatise on Astronomy, says: ' It is hardly possible to avoid associating our conception...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may indicate. Now, in the same proportion by which we invest our idea of this immense bulk with the attribute...
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Useful information for engineers: Third series. As comprised in a series of ...

Sir William Fairbairn - Technology & Engineering - 1866 - 330 pages
...in a period of 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth — i. e,, from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may indicate. Now, in the same proportion by which we invest our idea of this immense bulk with the attribute...
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Useful Information for Engineers: Being a Series of Lectures

Sir William Fairbairn - Engineering - 1866
...rotation in a period of 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth — ic, from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may indicate. Now, in the same proportion by which we invest our idea of this immense bulk with the attribute...
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Outlines of astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1869 - 557 pages
...a period of about 25 days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth, /'. e. from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy...inertia and obedience to force may argue. Now, in ihe exact proportion in which we invest our idea of this immense bulk with the attribute of inertia,...
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The Creation: The Earth's Formation on Dynamical Principles in Accordance ...

Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1874 - 664 pages
...period of twenty-five days, and in the same direction with the diurnal rotation of the earth, that is, from west to east. Here, then, we have an analogy...the existence of inertia and obedience to force may agree."* These perspicuous and convincing quotations, from authorities so well calculated to give them...
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