## The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1Isaac Newton's The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy translated by Andrew Motte and published in two volumes in 1729 remains the first and only translation of Newton's Philosophia naturalis principia mathematica, which was first published in London in 1687. As the most famous work in the history of the physical sciences there is little need to summarize the contents.--J. Norman, 2006. |

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ABFD abfolute accelerative alfo altitude angle VCP apfides arife axis becauſe bifected body revolving cafe caufes centre of force centre of gravity centripetal force circle common centre conic fection corpufcle curve line cycloid decreaſe defcend defcribed demonftrated diameter diftance diminished drawn duplicate ratio ellipfis equal fcribed fecond fegment feveral fhall fides figure fimilar fince firft firſt fituate focus folid fome force tending fpace fphærical fphere fquare fubduplicate ratio fuch fuperficies fuppofe fyzygies given by pofition given ratio globe greateſt hyperbola immoveable increaſed infinitum interfections inverfely laft latus rectum leaft lefs LEMMA let fall moft motion move orbit ordinate pafs parabola parallel parallelogram particles perpendicular plane principal vertex prop proportional PROPOSITION quadratures quantity radius reafoning reciprocally rectangle refiftance reft right line ſpace tangent thefe themſelves THEOREM theſe thofe thoſe trajectory triangles velocity whofe