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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences - Page 137
by Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 pages
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The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 4

1834
...mechanism of the larynx, it may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed not only to the eye, but...in sympathetic notes at the distance of hundreds of years. ANIMAL MAGNETISM. — According to the report of a committee of the Royal Academy of Sciences...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

1834
...mechanism of the larynx, it may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye, but...sympathetic notes at the distance of hundreds of ages." — pp. 161, 162. Newton and many others imagined light to be a material substance emitted by all self-luminous...
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 356 pages
...mechanism of the larnyx, it may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye, but...consequence of the refractive power of the air, no distant object is seen in its true position. All the celestial bodies appear to be more elevated than they...
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Popular Physiology: Being a Familiar Explanation of the Most Interesting ...

Perceval B. Lord - 1839 - 429 pages
...mechanism of the larynx, it may be presumed that ultimately tho utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye, but...sympathetic notes at the distance of hundreds of ages." — Thc Connection of the Physical Science*, by Mary Somerville, 2nd ed., p. 179.") objection: it is,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 22

1843
...will be numbered among the conquests of science ; so that the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed not only to the eye, but...responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages. OH ! let the steps of youth be cautious, How they advance into a dangerous world ; Our duty...
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On the Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1846 - 460 pages
...mechanism of the larynx, it may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye but...responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages. SECTION XVIII. Refraction — Astronomical Refraction and its Laws — Formation of Tables...
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The Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 2

1846
...languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye, but to the ear of posterity. Had the ancients posss eased the means of transmitting such definite sounds, the...responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages ! The investigations of Mr. Bishop show, however, that the mechanism of the humnn voice is...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1849 - 524 pages
...mechanism of the larynx, it may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed, not only to the eye, but...the means of transmitting such definite sounds, the civilised world would still have responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages. SECTION...
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The Electrical Review, Volume 6

1878
...some forty years ago : " It mny be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages will be conveyed not only to the eye, but...transmitting such definite sounds, the civilized world might have responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages." Sir Charles Wheatstone and...
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Good Words, Volume 19

1878
...some forty years ago : " It may be presumed that ultimately the utterance or pronunciation of modern languages -will be conveyed, not only to the eye,...the means of transmitting such definite sounds, the civilised world might have responded in sympathetic notes at the distance of many ages." Sir Charles...
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