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" ... are swifter, and as often as they overtake the vibrations of the first put them into those fits. But how two ethers can be diffused through all space, one of which acts upon the other and by consequence is reacted upon, without retarding, shattering,... "
The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ... - Page 121
by William Jones - 1801
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Opticks:: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and ...

Isaac Newton - Optics - 1730 - 382 pages
...overtake the Vibrations of the firft, put them into thofe Fits. But how two JEthers can be diffufed through all Space, one of which acts upon the other, and by confequence is re-acted upon, without retarding, Clattering, difperfmg and confounding one anothers...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 1

George Horne, William Jones - Theology - 1818
...often as they " overtake the vibrations of the first, put them into those fits. " But how two aethers can be diffused through all space, one of " which...retarding, shattering, dispersing, and confounding one I have now laid before the reader the proofs for the points I undertook to make out — that physics...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...troubles, to secure himself from a condition inconceivably more miserable ? South. How two ethers can he diffused through all space, one of which acts upon the other, and by consequence • reacted upon, without retarding, shattering, dupersing, and confound ing one another's motion*,...
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Caloric: Its Mechanical, Chemical, and Vital Agencies in the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - Heat - 1843 - 1100 pages
...Sir Isaac Newton thought it " inconceivable that two (Ethers could be diffused through all nature, one of which acts upon the other, and by consequence...shattering, dispersing, and confounding one another's motion." — (Optics, p. 339.) gas, and the detonation of gunpowder, are more like an electric explosion...
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Caloric: Its Mechanical, Chemical, and Vital Agencies in the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Lytler Metcalfe - Heat - 1843 - 1100 pages
...Sir Isaac Newton thought it " inconceivable that two tethers could be diffused through all nature, one of which acts upon the other, and by consequence...retarding, shattering, dispersing, and confounding one another-s motion." — (Optics, p. 339.) gas, and the detonation of gunpowder, are more like an electric...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 2

George Horne, William Jones - Theology - 1846
...the first, put them into those fits. But liow two ethers can be diffused through all spa>'e, one <f which acts upon the other, and by consequence is re-acted upon, without retarding, shatter! ne, dispersing, .and confounding one another's motion, is inconceivable." Had this great man...
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MEMOIRES OF THE LIFE,WRITINGS, AND DISCOVERIES

SIR ISAAC NEWTON - 1855
...overtake the vibrations of the first, put them into those fits. But how two ethers can be different through all space, one of which acts upon the other,...upon, without retarding, shattering, dispersing, and compounding one another's motions, is inconceivable. And against filling the heavens with fluid mediums,...
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The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language, Part 11

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1889
...of laws believed to be well established by positive evidence, as a perpetual motion. How two ethers can be diffused through all space, one of which acts...confounding one another's motions, is inconceivable. Sewton, Optlcks. A contradiction is incotueivable only when all experience opposes itself to the formation...
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Argon and Newton: A Realisation

W. Sedgwick - Argon - 1896 - 258 pages
...one of them constitute light." But then he starts the following objections : — " But how two ethers can be diffused through all space, one of which acts...confounding one another's motions is inconceivable. And against filling the heavens with fluid mediums, unless they be exceeding rare, a great objection...
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The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science: A Historical and ...

Edwin Arthur Burtt - History - 1925 - 349 pages
...as often as they overtake the vibrations of the first, put them into those fits. But how two ethers can be diffused through all space, one of which acts...confounding one another's motions, is inconceivable. And against filling the heavens with fluid mediums, unless they be exceeding ran*, a great objection...
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