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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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The Journal of Science and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology, Industrial ...

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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Swinton's Advanced First- Reader, Book 4

William Swinton - Readers - 1886
...there was one particular in which they had not been compared. " The electric fluid," said Franklin, " is attracted by points. We do not know whether this property is in lightning. Let the experiment be tried." 4. Franklin proposed to use in his experiment a sharp-pointed iron rod...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 4

New England - 1891
...animals. 10. Melting metals. II. Firing inflammable substances. 12. Sulphureous smell. The electrical fluid is attracted by points, we do not know whether...wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made. At this time, Franklin had been engaged...
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Physics: Advanced Course

George Frederick Barker - Physics - 1892 - 902 pages
...10. Melting metals. 11. Firing inflammable substances. 12. Sulphureous smell." To this he adds : " The electric fluid is attracted by points. We do not...wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this ? Let the experiment be made." The following year he suggested the...
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Annual Report

Smithsonian Institution - Science - 1899
...through; (9) destroying animals; (10) melting metals; (11) tiring inflammable substances; (12) sulphurous smell. The electric fluid is attracted by points;...wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made." The hypothesis was elaborated and sent...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1905
...in water or ice. 8. Rending bodies it passes through. 9. Destroying animals. 10. Melting metals, u. Firing inflammable substances. 12. Sulphureous smell....property is in lightning. But since they agree in all particulars wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable they agree likewise in this? Let...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 45

Science - 1906
...1749; after enumerating several analogies between lightning and the ordinary electric flash he adds : " The electric fluid is attracted by points ; we do...wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made." This was in November, 1749, at Philadelphia,...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 45

Science - 1906
...1749; after enumerating several analogies between lightning and the ordinary electric flash he adds : " The electric fluid is attracted by points ; we do...wherein we can already compare them, is it not probable that they agree likewise in this? Let the experiment be made." This was in November, 1749, at Philadelphia,...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 45

Science - 1906
...1749; after enumerating several analogies between lightning and the ordinary electric flash he adds : " The electric fluid is attracted by points ; we do...particulars wherein we can already compare them, is itjIot probable that they agree likewise in this ? Let the experiment be made." This was in November,...
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The Making of America, Volume 7

William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins - Science - 1906
...6. Crack or noise in exploding. 7. Subsisting in water and ice. 8. Rending bodies it passes through. 9. Destroying animals. 10. Melting metals. 11. Firing...inflammable substances. 12. Sulphureous smell. The electrical fluid is attracted by points we do not know whether this property is in lightning. But...
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