Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes: Including Letters of Other Eminent Men, Now First Published from the Originals in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge ; Together with an Appendix, Containing Other Unpublished Letters and Papers

J. W. Parker, 1850 - 316 pages
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Page 316 - LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PHYSIC. Delivered at King's College, London. A new American, from the last revised and enlarged English edition, with Additions, by D. FRANCIS CONDIE, MD, author of ".A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children,
Page 3 - Garrick is to be with you early the next week, and Mr. Johnson to try his fate with a tragedy, and to see to get himself employed in some translation, either from the Latin or the French.
Page lxxviii - The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended, to which is prefixed a Short Chronicle from the first Memory of Things in Europe to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great.
Page 160 - And to shew that I do not take Gravity for an essential Property of Bodies, I have added one Question concerning its Cause, chusing to propose it by way of a Question, because I am not yet satisfied about it for want of Experiments.
Page lx - I am in, and have neither ate nor slept well this twelve-month, nor have my former consistency of mind. I never designed to get any thing by your interest, nor by King James's favour, but am now sensible that I must withdraw from your acquaintance, and see neither you nor the rest of my friends any more, if I may but leave them quietly.
Page lii - I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy ; but, if I get rid of Mr. Linus's business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do for my private satisfaction, or leave to come out after me...
Page lx - The last winter, by sleeping too often by my fire, I got an ill habit of sleeping ; and a distemper, which this summer has been epidemical, put me farther out of order, so that when I wrote to you, I had not slept an hour a night for a fortnight together, and for five days together not a wink.
Page lxi - But when Mr. Newton came from chapel, and had seen what was done, every one thought he would have run mad, he was so troubled thereat, that he was not himself for a month afser.
Page 165 - Nam deus est vox relativa et ad servos refertur : et deitas est dominatio -dei, non in corpus proprium, uti sentiunt quibus deus est anima mundi, sed in servos.

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