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" Are not gross bodies and light convertible into one another, and may not bodies receive much of their activity from th'e particles of light which enter their composition ? * * * The changing of bodies into light and light into bodies is very conformable... "
Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis - Page 302
1868
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Opticks:: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and ...

Sir Isaac Newton - Optics - 1730 - 382 pages
...; and then this Earth being enabled to endure a fuffi cicnt Hear, mines by Heat like other Bodies. The changing of Bodies into Light, and Light into Bodies, is very conformable to the Courfe of Nature, which feems delighted with Tranú mutations. Water, which is a very fluid taftelefs...
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The inverted scheme of Copernicus: with the pretended experiments upon which ...

B. Prescot - Bible and science - 1822 - 216 pages
...his death; he asks, " Are not gross bodies and light convertible into one another?" and further on, " the changing of bodies into light and light into bodies,...nature, which seems delighted with transmutations." Having suffered his own imagination to create solid, though imperceptible, particles of matter of various...
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The Correlation of Physical Forces

William Robert Grove - Force and energy - 1855 - 229 pages
...another, and may not bodies receive much of their activity from th'e particles of light which enter their composition ? * * * The changing of bodies into...nature, which seems delighted with transmutations. Water, which is a very fluid, tasteless salt, she changes by heat into vapour, which is a sort of air,...
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The unity of matter, a dialogue

Alexander Stephen Wilson - 1855
...at the same place, proceeds to state a great variety of transformations of bodies, observing that, " the changing of bodies into light, and light into...to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutation." Ment. That is precisely the doctrine I want you to consider ; for, although the question...
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The Unity of Matter: A Dialogue on the Relation Between the Various Forms of ...

Alexander Stephen Wilson - 1855 - 78 pages
...at the same place, proceeds to state a great variety of transformations of bodies, observing that, " the changing of bodies into light, and light into...to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutation." Ment. That is precisely the doctrine I want you to consider ; for, although the question...
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Elements of the economy of nature; or, The principles of physics, chemistry ...

John Gibson MacVicar - 1856
...which enter into their composition ?" " The changing of light into bodies, and of bodies into light, is very conformable to the course of nature, which seems delighted with transformations." — (Opt., Qu. 30). Now, this is a hypothesis so beautifully simple in itself, and...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1857
...which enter into their composition ? . . . The changing of light into bodies, and of bodies into light, is very conformable to the course of nature, which seems delighted with transformations." He answers in the affirmative, by showing that if according to a single law we construct...
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The correlation and conservation of forces

Edward L. youmans - 1865
...receive much of their activity frora the particles of light which enter their composition? * # # Xhe changing of bodies into light and light into bodies...nature ? which seems delighted with transmutations. Water, which' is a very fluid, tasteless salt, she* changes by lie at into vapour, which is a sort...
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The Correlation and Conservation of Forces: A Series of Expositions, by Prof ...

Edward Livingston Youmans - Force and energy - 1865 - 438 pages
...bodies receive much of their activity from the particles of light which enter their composition? sss The changing of bodies into light and light into bodies...is very conformable to the course of nature, which 138 CORRELATION OF PHYSICAL FORCES. seems delighted with transmutations. Water, which is a very fluid,...
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The Correlation and Conservation of Forces: A Series of Expositions, by Prof ...

Edward Livingston Youmans - Force and energy - 1865 - 438 pages
...another, and may not bodies receive much of their activity from the particles of, light which enter their composition? * * * The changing of bodies into light and light into bodies ia very conformable to the course of nature, which seems delighted with transmutations. Water, which...
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