Sir Isaak Newton's Leben: nebst einer Darstellung seiner Entdeckungen

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G.J. Göschen, 1833 - 343 pages
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Page 230 - 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 294 - Phaedrus's steps he trode, Or fancy formed Philosophy a God ; If sages still for Homer's birth contend The sons of science at this dome must bend. All hail the shrine ! All hail the natal day, Cam boasts his noon— this Cot his morning ray.
Page 3 - A secret art my soul requires to try, IF prayers can give me, what the wars deny. Three crowns distinguished here in order do Present their objects to my knowing view. Earth's crown, thus at my feet, I can disdain, Which heavy is, and, at the best, but vain. But now a crown of thorns I gladly greet...
Page 278 - Absorbed with thought great Newton stands; Such was his brow and looks serene, His serious gait and musing mien, When taught on eagle wings to fly, He traced the wonders of the sky ; The chambers of the sun explored, Where tints of thousand hues were stored. Dr. Smith likewise bequeathed the sum of...
Page 3 - A secret art my soul requires to try, If prayers can give me what the wars deny. Three crowns distinguished here, in order do Present their objects to my knowing view. Earth's crown, thus at my feet I can disdain. Which heavy is, and at the best but vain. But now a crown of thorns I gladly greet, Sharp is this crown, but not so sharp as sweet ; The crown of glory that I yonder see Is full of bliss and of eternity.
Page 232 - Among the chronological writings of Sir Isaac Newton we must enumerate his letter to a person of distinction who had desired his opinion of the learned Bishop Lloyd's hypothesis concerning the form of the most ancient year. This hypothesis was sent by the Bishop of Worcester to Dr. Prideaux. Sir Isaac remarks, that it is filled with many excellent observations on the ancient year ; but he does not " find it proved that any ancient nations used a year of twelve months and 360 days without correcting...
Page 278 - Behold, a prism within his hands, Absorbed in thought, great Newton stands ' Such was his brow, and look serene, His serious gait, and musing mien. When taught on eagles...
Page 22 - Invented by Sir Isaac Newton, and made with his own hands, 1671.
Page 247 - Propheticum," to which was added a Dissertation on the sacred cubit of the Jews, and " Four Letters addressed to Dr. Bentley, containing some arguments in proof of a Deity.
Page viii - Tumor's Collections for the History of the Town and Soke of Grantham ; from M.

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