... one may be stated as the substance : It decides, like a court of law, by dead statutes ; and not positively but negatively, less on what is done right, than on what is or is not done wrong. Not the few inches of deflection from the mathematical orbit,... The North American Review - Page 70edited by - 1868Full view - About this book
| 1835 - 842 pages
...the ratio of these to the icfiole diarr.eter, which constitutes the real aberration. With the world, **this orbit may be a planet's, its diameter the breadth...it may be a city hippodrome, nay, the circle of a** mill-course, its diameter a score of feet or paces — but the inches aftlcfltction, only, are measured... | |
| 1835
...the few inches of deflection from the mathematical orbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter constitutes the real...aberration. This orbit may be a planet's, its diameter** Ihe breadth of the solar system ; or it may be a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle of a gin-horse,... | |
| 1853 - 458 pages
...the few inches of reflection from the mathematical orhit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter, constitutes the real...a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle of a ginhorse,** ita diameter a score of feet or paces. But the inches of deflection only are measured ; and it is assumed... | |
| 1856 - 796 pages
...Not the few inches of deflection from the mathematical orbit which are easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter constitutes the real aberration. This orbit may be a** planet'*, its diameter the breadth of the solar system; or it may be a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle... | |
| Thomas Carlyle - 1857 - 598 pages
...the few inches of reflection from the mathematical orbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **hillips, Sampson and Co.** cily hippodrome; nay, the circle of a ginhorse, its diameter a score of feet or paces. But the inches... | |
| Thomas Carlyle - 1879 - 220 pages
...the few inches of reflection from the mathematical orbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter, constitutes the real...paces. But the inches of deflection only are measured** ; ana it is assumed that the diameter of the ginhorse, and that of the planet, will yield the same... | |
| Alfred Hudson Guernsey - 1879 - 226 pages
...the few inches of deflection from the mathematical orbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter, constitutes the real...solar system ; or it may be a city hippodrome, nay** even the circle of a gin-horse, its diameter a score of feet or paces. But the inches of deflection... | |
| 1880 - 812 pages
...few inches of reflection from the mathematical i rbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter, constitutes the real...or it may be a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle of** the ginhorse, its diameter a score Of feet or paces. But the inches of deflection only are measured... | |
| 1880 - 832 pages
...diameter the breadth of the solar system ; or it may be a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle of the **ginhorse, its diameter a score of feet or paces. But the inches of deflection only are measured** ; snd it is assumed that the diameter of the ginhorse and that of the planet will yield the same ratio... | |
| Hugh Walker - 1893 - 272 pages
...the few inches of deflection from the mathematical orbit, which are so easily measured, but the ratio **of these to the whole diameter, constitutes the real aberration. This orbit may be a** planet, its diameter the breadth of the solar system ; or it may be a city hippodrome ; nay, the circle... | |
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