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" the opinion of learned philosophers of our race, who lived and flourished long before my time, that this vast world, the Moulin Joly, could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion; since, by... "
A manual of essays, selected from various authors - Page 225
by Manual - 1809
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1792
...itfclf fubfill more than eighteen hours : and I think there wasfome foundation for that opinion, fincc, by the apparent motion of the great luminary, that...nature, and which in my time has evidently declined confiderably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it mull then finifh. its courfe,— be cxtinguifhed...
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin:: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...fubfift " more than eighteen hours : and I think there " was fome foundation for that opinion ; fince, " by the apparent motion of the great luminary, " that...nature, and which in my " time has evidently declined towards the ocean " at the end of our earth, it muft then finifh its " courfe, be extinguimed in the...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 268 pages
...more than •" eighteen hours : and I think there " \\as fome foundation for that opinion ; *' fince, by the apparent motion of the " great luminary, that...gives life to all " nature, and which in my time has evi" dently 30 ESSAYS. " dently declined confiderably towards the " ocean at the end of our earth,...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion: since, by the apparent motion of the great...which in my time has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...Joly, could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours: and I think there was some foundation for that opinion ; since, by the apparent motion of the great...which in my time has evidently declined considerably 'towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the...
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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1807 - 295 pages
...itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opin-' ion ; since, by the apparent motion of the great luminary,...which in my time has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...foundation for that opinion ; since, by the appaient motion of the great luminary, that gives"life to all nature, and which in my time has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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The essays humorous, moral and literary, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...Jo/ycould not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion ; since, by the apparent motion of the great...which in my time has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion ; since, by the apparent motion of the great...which in my time has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion; since by the apparent motion of the great...which, in my time, has evidently declined considerably towards the ocean at the end of the earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters...
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