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The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ...
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Page 111 - They have exacted from all their members, a close, naked, natural way of speaking; positive expressions; clear senses; a native easiness: bringing all things as near the Mathematical plainness, as they can: and preferring the language of Artizans, Countrymen, and Merchants, before that, of Wits, or Scholars.
Page 306 - ... they commonly let them continue there six weeks or two months, in which time they will be of a dark green.
Page 58 - This custom was observed once, if not twice, a week in term time, till they were scattered by the miserable distractions of that fatal year, till the continuance of their meetings there might have made them run the hazard of the fate of Archimedes: for then the place of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers.
Page 41 - I shall not stick to say, that such a project is now seasonable to be set on foot, and may make a great Reformation in the manner of our Speaking, and Writing.
Page 42 - I dare pronounce, that our Speech would quickly arrive at as much plenty, as it is capable to receive; and at the greatest smoothness, which its derivation from the rough German will allow it.