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" For the rays, to speak properly, are not coloured. In them there is nothing else than a certain power and disposition to stir up a sensation of this or that colour. For as sound in a bell or musical string, or other sounding body, is nothing but a trembling... "
Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ... - Page 41
by Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1873 - 484 pages
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Experimental Researches Concerning the Philosophy of Permanent ..., Volume 1

Edward Bancroft - 1814 - 468 pages
...therefore, " that the variety of colours depends upon the composition of light." That " colours, in an object, are nothing but a disposition to reflect this...this or that motion into the sensorium; and in the sensorium, they are sensations of those motions, under the forms of colours." That "colours may be...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 15

1823 - 886 pages
...motion propagated from the object, and in the sensorium it is a sense of that notion under ihr form of sound ; so colours in the object are nothing but a...that sort of rays more copiously than the ¿rest : in rays they are nothing but their dispositions to propagate this or that motion into the sensorium ;...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 7

1823
...a disposition to reflect this or that soil of rays more copiously than the rest; in the rays there are nothing but their dispositions to propagate this or that motion into the sensor ¡um f and in the sentorium they are sensations of tho<e motions under the forms of colours....
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838 - 1014 pages
...motion propagated from the object, and in the sensorium it is a sense of that motion under the form of sound, so colours in the object are nothing but a...or that sort of rays more copiously than the rest; passing in rays, they merely propagate this or that motion into the sensor! urn, and in the sensorium...
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Youth's Instructor and Guardian, Volume 17

1833 - 632 pages
...propagated from the object, and, in the sensorium, it is a sense of that motion, under the form of sound; so colours, in the object, are nothing but...of rays more copiously than the rest: in the rays there are nothing but their disposition to propagate this or that motion into the sensorium, and in...
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Memoirs of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - 1862 - 546 pages
...motion propagated from the object, and in the sensorium it is a sense of that motion under the form of sound ; so colours in the object are nothing but a...this or that motion into the sensorium, and in the sensorium they are the sensations of those motions under the form of colours." In his letter to the...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

1862 - 540 pages
...motion propagated from the object, and in the sensorium it is a sense of that motion under the form of sound ; so colours in the object are nothing but a...this or that motion into the sensorium, and in the sensorium they are the sensations of those motions under the form of colours." In his letter to the...
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Spectrum Analysis -- Six Lectures

Henry E. Roscoe - 1869 - 372 pages
...but one colour in the whole world, nor would it be possible to produce any new colour by reflections and refractions, and by consequence that the variety...this or that motion into the sensorium, and in the sensorium they are sensations of those motions under the forms of colours. APPENDIX B. BURNING MAGNESIUM...
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Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of ...

Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1870 - 508 pages
...consequence that the variety of colours depends upon the composition of light. DEFINITION. The hoinogeneal light and rays which appear red, or rather make objects...this or that motion into the sensorium, and in the sensorium they are sensations of those motions under the forms of colours. APPENDIX B. BURNING MAGNESIUM...
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Spectrum analysis, 6 lects

sir Henry Enfield Roscoe - 1869 - 392 pages
...variety of colours depends upon the composition of light. DEFINIT1ON. The homogeneal light and rays whieh appear red, or rather make objects appear so, I call...this or that motion into the sensorium, and in the sensorium they are sensations of those motions under the forms of colours. APPENDIX B. BURN1NG MAGNES1TM...
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