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" That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another,... "
Philosophical Magazine - Page 437
1880
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Four Dissertations: On providence. On prayer. On the reasons for expecting ...

Richard Price - Apologetics - 1772 - 464 pages
...may aft upon another f at a diftance through a vacuum, without the '' mediation of any thing elfe, by and through which •' their action and force may be conveyed from one f* io another, is to me fo great an abfurdity that I f believe no man who h"s in phijofophical matters...
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Four Dissertations

Richard Price - Theology, Unitarian - 1777 - 464 pages
...body may afl upon another at a diftancf " through a vacuum, without the mediation of any " thing elfe, by and through which their action and < force may be conveyed from one to another, is to 'c me fo great an abfurdity, that I believe no man who * has in philofophical matters...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 108

1858
...expressed himself strongly on this matter, in saying, ' To sup* pose that one body may act upon another at a distance, through ' a vacuum, without the mediation...their action and force may be conveyed from ' one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe ' no man who has in philosophical matters a...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1813 - 509 pages
...fo that one body may act on another, " through a vacuum, without the mediation of any " thing elfe, by and through which their action and " force may be conveyed from one to another, is to *' me fo great an abfurdity, that I believe no man " who has, in philofophical matters,...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1822
...gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum without the mediation...their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 91

English literature - 1823
...that one body may act upon another at a distance, through a vacuum, without the mediation of something else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man, who has, in philosophical matters,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1824
...That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act on another, at a distance, through a vacuum, without the mediation...their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is, to me, so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who, in philosophical matters, has...
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Supplement to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editions

1824
...That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act on another, at a distance, through a vacuum, without the mediation...their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is, to me, so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who, in philosophical matters, has...
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The theology of the early patriarchs, illustrated by an appeal to ..., Volume 1

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1825
...That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation...their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who had in philosophical matters a competent...
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Malvern Hills: With Minor Poems and Essays, Volume 1

Joseph Cottle - 1829 - 512 pages
...gravity should be innate, " inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon " another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation...their action, and force " may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an " absurdity, that I believe no man who has, in philosophical " matters,...
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