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Essays on Scientific and Other Subjects: Contributed to the Edinburgh and ...
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Стр. 527 - LORD MACAULAY'S MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS and SPEECHES. STUDENT'S EDITION, in crown 8vo. price 6s. The Rev. SYDNEY SMITH'S MISCELLANEOUS WORKS; including his Contributions to the Edinburgh Review. Crown 8vo. 6s. The WIT and WISDOM of the Rev. SYDNEY SMITH ; a Selection of the most memorable Passages in his Writings and Conversation. 16mo.
Стр. 19 - 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, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking can ever fall into it.