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Page 565 - ... them; and that these primitive particles, being solids, are incomparably harder than any porous bodies compounded of them; even so very hard, as never to wear or break in pieces; no ordinary power being able to divide what God himself made one in the first creation.
Page 564 - ... that the smallest particles of matter may cohere by the strongest attractions, and compose bigger particles of weaker virtue ; and many of these may cohere and compose bigger particles whose virtue is still weaker ; and so on for divers successions, until the progression end in the biggest particles, on which the operations in chemistry, and the colours of natural bodies, depend, and which, by adhering, compose bodies of a sensible magnitude.
Page 148 - To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the great power of God.
Page 564 - The vi* inertia is a passive principle, by which bodies persist in their motion or rest, receive motion in proportion to the force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted.
Page 129 - In summer he always began his studies as soon as it was night ; in winter generally at one in the morning ; but never later than two, and often at midnight.
Page 478 - He was born in 1560, being son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, by Ann, daughter of sir Anthony Cook, eminent for her skill in the Latin and Greek languages.
Page 31 - ... esse apibus partem divinae mentis et haustus 220 aetherios dixere ; deum namque ire per omnes terrasque tractusque maris caelumque profundum ; hinc pecudes, armenta, viros, genus omne ferarum, quemque sibi tenues nascentem arcessere vitas ; scilicet hue reddi deinde ac resoluta referri omnia, nec morti esse locum, sed viva volare sideris in numerum atque alto succedere caelo.
Page 566 - This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called Lord God...
Page 34 - Cato begins to take on the qualities of a caricature, which are developed in the laudatio proper: hi mores, haec duri immota Catonis secta fuit, servare modum finemque tenere naturamque sequi patriaeque impendere vitam nee sibi sed toti genitum se credere mundo.
Page 561 - I offer this work as the mathematical principles of philosophy, for the whole burden of philosophy seems to consist in this — from the phenomena of motions to investigate the forces of nature, and then from these forces to demonstrate the other phenomena; and to this end the general propositions in the first and second Books are directed.