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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,... "
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1895
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 26

1756
...aftion and force may be conveyed from one to another, il to me, (fays Sir Ifnac) fo great an abfurdity, that I believe no man, who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity murt be cau' fed by aa agent acting cpnftantly according ' to certain...
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Four Dissertations

Richard Price - 1777 - 464 pages
...which their adion and " force may be conveyed from one to another, is to " me fo great an abfurdity, that I believe no man who " has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of " thinking, can ever fall into it." See tbeThird of the Four Letters from Sir Ifaac Ntwtsn to Dr. Bently, printed for...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 108

1858
...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.' The conviction which his conception of gravity impressed thus strongly on Newton's...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...else, by and through which their ac" tion 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." With this passage I so far agree, as to allow that it is impossible to conceive...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

John Nichols - 1822
...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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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - 1822
...their action and " force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an ab" surdity, that Í believe no man who has, in philosophical matters, a " competent faculty of thinking', can ever fall into it." With this passage I so far agree, as to allow that it is impossible to conceive...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 91

1823
...something 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. ' (See Horseley's Newton, Vol. IV. page 438.) I shall conclude with the following...
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Malvern Hills: With Minor Poems and Essays, Volume 1

Joseph Cottle - 1829 - 512 pages
...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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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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." With this passage I so far agree, as to allow that it is impossible to conceive...
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On the Function of Respiration, in Health and in Disease, and More ...

Richard Saumarez - 1832 - 36 pages
...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." I would therefore appeal, in the language of Newton, to any man who has the competent...
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