The Living Past: A Sketch of Western Progress

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Clarendon Press, 1913 - 288 lappuses
 

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175. lappuse - I deduced that the forces which keep the Planets in their orbs must [be] reciprocally as the squares of their distances from the centers about which they revolve: and thereby compared the force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth, and found them to answer pretty nearly.
171. lappuse - The line joining the planet to the sun sweeps out equal areas in equal times.
175. lappuse - I began to think of gravity extending to the orb of the Moon . . . and having thereby compared the force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth, and found them to answer pretty nearly.
226. lappuse - But now, become oppressors in their turn, Frenchmen had changed a war of self-defence For one of conquest, losing sight of all Which they had struggled for : up mounted now, Openly in the eye of earth and heaven, The scale of liberty.
167. lappuse - And after the lecture was ended, they did, according to the usual manner, withdrawe for mutuall converse. Where amongst other matters that were discoursed of, something was offered about a designe of founding a Colledge for the promoting of Physico-Mathematicall Experimentall Learning.
189. lappuse - In thousands of years, when, seen from the distance, only the broad lines of the present age will still be visible, our wars and our revolutions will count for little, even supposing they are remembered at all ; but the...
vi. lappuse - ... binding force which the century since Kant has made supreme. You have then one strong clear clue which, with the necessary qualifications, seems to offer in the field of history something of the guidance and system which Newtonian gravitation gave to celestial mechanics in the seventeenth century.
163. lappuse - First, that of men who are anxious to enlarge their own power in their country, which is a vulgar and degenerate kind ; next, that of men who strive to enlarge the power and empire of their country over mankind, which is more dignified, but not less covetous ; but if one were to...
vii. lappuse - ... Europaeus. Thus we can faintly discern the outlines of a process of the slow and sometimes interrupted development of Mankind in the Old World (for no human remains of any great antiquity have yet been discovered in the Western Hemisphere) during a period each one of the divisions of which is longer than all the time that has elapsed since our first historical records begin.
iii. lappuse - Gird on thy sword, O man, thy strength endue, In fair desire thine earth-born joy renew. Live thou thy life beneath the making sun Till Beauty, Truth, and Love in thee are one. Thro...

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