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" The homogeneal light and rays which appear red, or rather make objects appear so, I call rubrific or red-making ; those which make objects appear yellow, green, blue, and violet, I call yellowmaking, green-making, blue-making, violet-making, and so of... "
Spectrum analysis, 6 lects - Page 39
by sir Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1870
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Opticks:: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and ...

Isaac Newton - 1730 - 382 pages
...eoniequence that the Variety of Colours depends upon the Compofition of Light. .";'„ ' , &.EFINITIO N. TH E homogeneal Light and Rays which appear red, or .rather make Objects appear fo, I call Rubrifick or Red-making ; thofe which make Objects appear yellow, green, blue, and violet,...
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A Compleat System of Opticks in Four Books, Viz. A Popular, a ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1738 - 171 pages
...and rays which appear red, or rather make obf ^ jects appear fo, I call rubrinck or red-making; thofe which make objects appear yellow, green,, blue and...yellow-making, greenmaking, blue-making, violet-making; and fo the reft. And if at any time I fpeak of light and rays as coloured or endued with colours, I would...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 15

1823
...The homogeneous light and rays which appear red, er rather make objects appear so, I call rubriflc or redmaking; those which make objects appear yellow, green, blue, and violet, I call yellow-making, b/uf-mafci/>g, rio/<•! »Hiking i and so of the rest. And if at any time I speak of light and rays...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 19

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...relating to the liturgy are established by royal authority, as wall as the liturgy itself. * Nelson. The light and rays which appear red, or rather make objects appear so, I call reiricA or red making. Newton. What though my name stood rubrick on the walls. Pape. RUBUS, the bramble,...
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A rationale of the laws of cerebral vision

John Fearn - 1830
...the express name of a "definition" of the subject, Newton, in his Optics, says — " The homogenial light and rays " which appear red, or rather make objects appear so, I " call rubrific or red-making ; and those which make " objects appear yellow, green, &c., I call yellow-making, " green-making :...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...these are always compounded of homogeneal lights, as will appear in the following discourse : — " The homogeneal light and rays which appear red, or...violet, I call yellow-making, greenmaking, blue-making, and violet -making ; and so of the rest. And, if at any time I speak of light and rays as coloured...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

1862
...of colour depends upon the composition of light." To which he appends the following definition : " The homogeneal light and rays which appear red, or...objects appear yellow, green, blue and violet, I call green-making, yellow-making, bluemaking, violet-making, and so of the rest. And if at any time I speak...
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Memoirs and Proceedings - Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - 1862
...of colour depends upon the composition of light." To which he appends the following definition : " The homogeneal light and rays which appear red, or...objects appear yellow, green, blue and violet, I call green-making, yellow-making, bluemaking, violet-making, and so of the rest. And if at any time I speak...
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Theories of Light: From Descartes to Newton

A. I. Sabra - 1981 - 368 pages
...philosophic de Newton, Paris, 1908, pp. 359-60. M Newton, Opticks, Bk. I, Pt. I, Definition, pp. 124-5 : "The homogeneal Light and Rays which appear red, or rather make Objects appear so, I call Rubrifick or Red-making; those which make Objects appear yellow, green, blue, and violet, I call Yellow-making,...
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Gaia 2: Emergence : the New Science of Becoming

William Irwin Thompson - 1991 - 272 pages
...Newton's theory of light and color. Consider, for example, this famous passage from Newton's Opticks: The homogeneal Light and Rays which appear red, or rather make Objects appear so, I call Rubrifick or Red-making; those which make Objects appear yellow, green, blue, and violet, I call Yellow-making,...
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