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" Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts of the object, which produces in us that sensation, from whence we denominate the object hot ; so what in our sensation is heat, in the object is nothing b,ut motion. "
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding - Page 438
by John Locke - 1805 - 510 pages
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. Analysis ...

John Locke - 1816
...qualities, is the great instrument of nature, that she makes use of ia most, if not all, her productions. Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts...way whereby heat is produced; for we see that the rubbin«- of a brass nail upon a board will make it very hot, and die axle-trees of carts and coaches...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819
...qualities,'is the great instrument of nature, that she makes use of in most, if not all, her productions. Heat is a very brisk agitation, of the insensible...denominate the object hot; so what in our sensation is beat, in the object is nothing hut motion. This appears by the way whereby heat is produced ; for we...
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The Works of John Locke, in Nine Volumes, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1824
...the great instrument of nature, that she makes use of in most, if not all, her productions. Heat i8 a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts of...which produces in Us that sensation, from whence we dehomiriate the object hot ; so what in titir sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but motion....
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now first ..., Volume 3

John Locke - 1828
...qualities is the great instrument of nature that she makes use of in most, if not all, her productions. Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts...our sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but On the other side, the utmost degree of cold is the cessation of that motion of the insensible particles,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: To which are Now First ..., Volume 3

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1828
...qualities of bodies are discerned; as hard, soft, smooth, rough, dry, wet, clammy, and the like. e Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts...our sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but The due temperament of those two opposite qualities is the great instrument of nature that she makes...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...could not stand before him ; and we find the elder contended not for the gift, but for the honour. Id. Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts...sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but motion. Locke. Hops lying undried heats them, and changes their colour. Mortimer. The heati smiths take of...
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 16

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Humanities - 1881
...attractive powers.' The philosopher Locke held the same view, and expressed it elegantly, thus : ' What in our sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but motion.' Bacon's definition of heat antedates all this, and is no less explicit. His words are : ' When I say...
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Humanities - 1881
...attractive powers.' The philosopher Locke held the same view, and expressed it elegantly, thus : ' What in our sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but motion.' Bacon's defmition of heat antedates all this, and is no less explicit. His words are : ' When I say...
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A New Dictionary of the English Language ...

Charles Richardson - English language - 1856
...brisk agita-ER. tion of the insensible parts of the -INO. object; which produces in us that -LESS, sensation, from whence we denominate the object hot...sensation is heat, in the object is nothing but motion." — Locke. And the r. To cause the sensation of heat ; to warm ; to inflame; to kindle; (met) to inflame,...
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The Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Engineering, Agricultural ..., Volume 77

Industrial arts - 1862
...numerous contributors to that great step in physical science. Two centuries ago, Locke said that, " Heat is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts...sensation from whence we denominate the object hot; HO that what in our sensation is hrat, in the object is nothing but moiiiin." In 1798, Kumford, inquiring...
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