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Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
 

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Pàgina 154 - ... fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last, the particles have a motion round their own axes, with different velocities, the particles of elastic fluids moving with the greatest quickness; and that, in ethereal substances, the particles move round their own axes, and separate from each other, penetrating in right lines through space. Temperature may be conceived to depend upon the...
Pàgina 314 - Any general character, from the best to the worst, from the most ignorant to the most enlightened, may be given to any community, even to the world at large, by the application of proper means; which means are to a great extent at the command and under the control of those who have influence in the affairs of men.
Pàgina 275 - Some cheerful souls were feasting on the plain; Some did the song, and some the choir maintain, Beneath a laurel shade, where mighty Po Mounts up to woods above, and hides his head below.
Pàgina 369 - If this was favourable, he showed a disposition to become more intimate, examined more minutely his dress, and expressed by his countenance more or less satisfaction ; but if it happened to be unfavourable, he suddenly went off to a distance with expressions of carelessness or disgust.
Pàgina 153 - When the temperature of bodies is raised by friction, there seems to be no diminution of their capacities, using the word in its common sense ; and in many chemical changes, connected with an increase of temperature, there appears to be likewise an increase of capacity. A piece of iron made red-hot by hammering, cannot be strongly heated a second time by the same means, unless it has been previously introduced into a fire.
Pàgina 130 - Were I to publish an account of silenced and ejected ministers, I should be strongly tempted to insert Mr. Lindsey in the list which he mentions in his apology with so much veneration. He certainly deserves as much respect and honour as any of them for the part he has acted.
Pàgina 154 - ... and elastic fluids, besides the vibratory motion, which must be conceived greatest in the last, the particles have a motion round their own axes, with different velocities, the particles of elastic fluids moving with the greatest quickness : and that in ethereal substances the particles move round their own axes, and separate from each other, penetrating in right lines through space.
Pàgina 394 - History of Scotland, from the Reformation to the death of Queen Mary, is an undisguised and virulent hypocritical attack on the History of Scotland by the same illustrious author.
Pàgina 375 - He was exceedingly courteous and affable, even to the lowest, and never despised any man for want of capacity, but always expressed freely his resentment against any immorality or impiety. He not only shewed a great and constant regard to religion in general, as well by an exemplary course of life, as in all his writings ; but was also a firm believer of revealed religion^ which appears by the many papers he has left on that subject...
Pàgina 405 - History of England, from the First Invasion of the Romans to the reign of William and Mary, in the year 1688.

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