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" The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning, but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made. "
Practical education - Page 410
by Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1835 - 549 pages
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Stories of Inventors and Discoverers in Science and the Useful Arts: A Book ...

John Timbs - Inventions - 1860 - 376 pages
...and dissipate it at their termination in the earth. The following is his memorandum on this subject : "The electric fluid is attracted by points ; we do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all particulars in which we can already compare them, it...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Part 6

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...the points of resemblance between lightning and electricity in a paper which concludes thus—"The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...possession, however of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we' have mentioned as follows : — " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but, since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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The Aerial World: A Popular Account of the Phenomena and Life of the Atmosphere

Georg Hartwig - Aeronautics - 1875 - 556 pages
...body of the earth. His account of this supposition is given by himself in the following words : — ' The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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Risen by perseverance; or, Lives of self-made men

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...possession, however, of the fact, we find him concluding the paper we have mentioned as follows : — ' The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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Lightning Conductors: Their History, Nature, and Mode of Application

Richard Anderson (F.C.S.) - Lightning conductors - 1880 - 256 pages
...firing inflammable substances. 12. The sulphurous smell. The electric fluid is attracted by points, and we do not know whether this property is in lightning....wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this ? Let the experiment be > made.' CHAPTER H. DISCOVERY OF THE LIfiHTXIXG...
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Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith, D. D.: First ..., Volume 2

Horace Wemyss Smith - 1880
...the known particulars of resemblance between lightning and electricity, he concludes with saying : The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them,...
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Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith, D. D....: With ..., Volume 2

Horace Wemyss Smith - 1880
...the known particulars of resemblance between lightning and electricity, he concludes with saying : The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this properly be in lightning; but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare...
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A Popular History of Science

Robert Routledge - Science - 1881 - 673 pages
...point the greater the distance at which the glow showed itself. He concludes his paper by saying : " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning ; but since they agree in all the particulars on which we can already compare them,...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 20

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1883
...points of resemblance between lightning and the electric spark, Franklin says, in this latter paper, " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property be in lightning, but since they agree in all the particulars in which we can already compare them it...
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