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Page 219 - I had the opportunity of being acquainted with divers worthy persons, inquisitive into natural philosophy and other parts of humane learning, and particularly of what hath been called the new philosophy or experimental philosophy. We did by agreement, divers of us, meet weekly in London on a certain day to treat and discourse of such affairs.
Page 219 - About the year 1645, while I lived in London (at a time when, by our civil wars, academical studies were much interrupted in both our Universities), beside the conversation of divers eminent divines, as to matters theological, I had the opportunity of being acquainted with divers worthy persons, inquisitive into natural philosophy, and other parts of human learning ; and particularly of what hath been called the New Philosophy, or Experimental Philosophy.
Page 208 - I do not know of any two (perhaps not any) who had more of mathematicks than I, if so much, which was then but little; and but very few in that whole University. For the study of mathematicks was at that time more cultivated in London than in the Universities.
Page 96 - ... famous commissioners only answered by expelling all those who refused to submit to their jurisdiction or to take the covenant ; which was, upon the matter, the whole university ; scarce one governor or master of college or hall and an incredible small number of the fellows or scholars submitting to either...
Page 209 - I was sent to the University of Cambridge,' and was there admitted in Emanuel College, under the Tuition of Mr. Anthony Burgess ; a pious, learned and able Scholar, a good Disputant, a good Tutor, an eminent Preacher, a sound and orthodox Divine; and (after he had left the College) I was under the Tuition of Mr.
Page 223 - And after his removal to Trinity College, in Cambridge, at the lodgings of the Honourable Mr. Robert Boyle, then resident for divers years in Oxford. Those meetings in London continued, and (after the King's...
Page 225 - For tho' it were observed, that some letters were Labials, some Dentals, some Palatines, and some Gutturals; and some Grammarians have in some [measure] few shewed a different Formation in some few of the same Organ ; yet it is but of very few they have so done; and very imperfectly; None (that I know of) had before attempted it, as to all ; whatever may have been done since in pursuance of what I had then taught. In pursuance of this, I thought it very possible to teach a Deaf person to speak, by...
Page 28 - Paul's ; a fabric, and an event, which one cannot wonder left such an impression of content on the mind of the good old man, that, being carried to see it once a year, it seemed to recal a memory 'that was almost deadened to every other use.
Page 195 - I took early in the morning a good dose of elixir, and hung three spiders about my neck, and they drove my ague away. Deo gratias !" Ashmole was a judicial astrologer, and the patron of the renowned Mr.