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" That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another,... "
Self Culture - Page 680
1895
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Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern ...

Isaac Preston Cory - 1833 - 522 pages
...thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ;...
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Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern ...

Isaac Preston Cory - 1833 - 588 pages
...absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting...constantly according to certain laws ; but whether that agent be material or immaterial I have left to the consideration of my readers." Newton's III....
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The Works of Richard Bentley, D. D.

Richard Bentley - 1838 - 578 pages
...thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man, who...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws;...
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Elements of Plane Astronomy

John BRINKLEY (Bishop of Cloyne.) - 1836 - 334 pages
...distance. 336. Of the immediate cause of gravitation, he confesses himself ignorant. He says,* that gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws : but whether Ihis agent be material or immaterial, he did not attempt to decide. He reflected much on this subject,...
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Sermons Preached at Boyle's Lecture: Remarks Upon a Discourse of Free ...

Richard Bentley - 1838 - 572 pages
...action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe ho man, who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ;...
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Proceedings, Volume 24

Royal Society of Edinburgh - 1904 - 720 pages
...mediation of anything else by and through which their action may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man who has...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ;...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 75

1882 - 662 pages
...anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man who has...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking can * Published, like the Astronomy, by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. fall into it. Gravity...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1845 - 540 pages
...their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that 1 believe no man, who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can , v. r fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws."...
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Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to the Evidences of Religion ...

Francis Bowen - 1849 - 500 pages
...thing else, by and through wlu'ch their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man, who...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws."...
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Lowell Lectures: On the Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to ...

Francis Bowen - 1849 - 526 pages
...thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man, who...philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws."...
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