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" 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... "
The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ... - Page 58
by Thomas Sprat - 1667 - 438 pages
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A History of the Royal Society, with Memoris of the Presidents, Volume 1

Charles Richard Weld - London (England) - 1848 - 527 pages
...twice aweek, in term-time; till they were scattered by the miserable distractions of that fatal year; till the continuance of their meetings there might...of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers." " This day," says the author of the foregoing extract, in a letter to Mr. Wren, written in 1658, and...
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A History of the Royal Society, with Memoris of the Presidents, Volume 1

Charles Richard Weld - London (England) - 1848 - 527 pages
...twice aweek, in term-time; till they were scattered by the miserable distractions of that fatal year ; till the continuance of their meetings there might...of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers." " This day," says the author of the foregoing extract, in a letter to Mr. Wren, written in 1658, and...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1864
...without any great intermissions, till about the fatal year 1658, when the continuance of their meetings might have made them run the hazard of the fate of Archimedes; for then the place of their meeting (Gresham College) was made a quarter for soldiers." " There arose at this time," says Dr. Whewell,...
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The Record of the Royal Society of London, 1897

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Academies and Learned Societies - 1897 - 224 pages
...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...of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers."^ In 1660 the meetings at Gresham College were revived, and on the 28th November in that year the first...
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Johann Valentin Andreae's Christianopolis: An Ideal State of the Seventeenth ...

Johann Valentin Andreš - Utopias - 1914 - 285 pages
...John Evelyn, continued to meet regularly until 1658, when the meetings were interrupted by the wars, " For then, the place of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers." 2 At the time of the restoration the meetings were resumed with renewed zeal and finally the permanent...
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Famous Chemists: The Men and Their Work

Sir William Augustus Tilden - Chemistry - 1921 - 296 pages
...continuance of their meetings there might have made them run the hazard of the fate of Archemides, for then the place of their meeting was made a quarter for soldiers." In 1660, at the Restoration, the meetings at Gresham College were revived, and toward the end of the...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1864
...without any great intermissions, till about the fatal year 1658, when the continuance of their meetings might have made them run the hazard of the fate of Archimedes; for then the place of their meeting (Gresham College) was made a quarter for soldiers." " There arose at this time," Bays Dr. Whewell,...
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