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" ... by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an irresistible force? What can be more strange, than that an ounce weight should balance hundreds of pounds, by the intervention of a few bars of thin iron... "
Selections from the Speeches and Writings of the Right Honourable Henry ... - Page 135
by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1832 - 259 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 46

1827
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...extraordinary truths which Optical Science discloses. Can anything surprise us more, than to find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that...
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The Pamphleteer, Volumes 27-28

Great Britain - 1826
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...any thing surprise us more, than to find that the color of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 27

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1826
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of \vater may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...pounds, by the intervention of a few bars of thin iron ? ObfceHre the extraordinary truths which Optical Science discloses. Can any tiling surprise us more,...
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A discourse of the objects, advantages, and pleasures of science [by H.P ...

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1827
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended in certain proportions,...
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A Discourse of the Objects, Advantages, and Pleasures of Science

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Mathematics - 1828 - 187 pages
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery — by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended in certain proportions,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1828
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water niay, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...intervention of a few bars of thin iron ? Observe tha extraordinary truths which Optical Science discloses. Can anything surprise us more, than to find...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 1

1829
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery — by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...us more, than to find that the colour of white is n mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 1

Physics - 1829
...without any machinery — by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an irresistible force 7 What can be more strange, than that an ounce weight...find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended in certain proportions,...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 3

Education - 1828
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended in certain proportions,...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...astonishing than the fact, that a few pounds of water may, by mere pressure, without any machinery, by merely being placed in a particular way, produce an...find that the colour of white is a mixture of all others — that red, and blue, and green, and all the rest, merely by being blended in certain proportions,...
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