## The Mathematical Principles of Mechanical Philosophy, and Their Application to the Theory of Universal GravitationJ. & J.J. Deighton, 1836 - 616 pages |

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Page x - D'Alembert, was the Precession of the equinoxes and the Nutation of the earth's axis, according to the theory of gravitation.

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