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" It is hardly necessary to add, that anything which any insulated body, or system of bodies, can continue to furnish without limitation, cannot possibly be a material substance ; and it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible,... "
The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science - Page 117
by William Crookes - 1774
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1798
...to form any distinct idea of any thing capable of being excited and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and Communicated in these experiments, except it be MOTION.' The Count does not presume to deliver mere conjectures concerning the mode by which that particular...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...to form any distinct idea of any thing capable of being excited and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." Boyle made two pieces of brass to rub against each other in the exhausted receiver of an air-pump ;...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...to form any distinct idea of any thing capable of being excited and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." Boyle made two pieces of brass to rub against each other in the exhausted receiver of an air-pump ;...
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Readings in Natural Philosophy: Or, A Popular Display of the Wonders of ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Physics - 1830 - 700 pages
...form any distinct idea of any thing, capable of being excited, and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion. Singular Instance of atmospherical Refraction. By LATHAM, Esq. FRS % AS — [1798.] JULY 26., about...
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The Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Engineering, Agricultural ..., Volume 77

Industrial arts - 1862
...of heat developed in the boring of cannon, observed that it was " extremely .difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything...capable of being excited and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." In 1812, Davy wrote,...
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The Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Engineering, Agricultural ..., Volume 75

Industrial arts - 1861
...cannot possibly be a material substance ; and it appears to me to bo extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and commuuicated in these experiments, except it be motion." The Count does not presume to deliver mere...
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Transactions, Volume 12

Medicine - 1859
...appears to me," Count Rumford remarks, " entirely difficult, if not quite impossible to form any direct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." One of the most important...
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Observations on some of the physical, chemical, physiological and ...

Joseph Jones - 1859 - 419 pages
...appears to me," Count Rumford remarks, " entirely difficult, if not quite impossible to form any direct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." One of the most important...
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A Cyclopędia of the Physical Sciences: Comprising Acoustics, Astronomy ...

John Pringle Nichol - Physics - 1860 - 903 pages
...suspect that such was the case. He therefore concluded that it was "extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything...of being excited, and communicated, in the manner the heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be motion." Further, Rumford...
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Heat considered as a mode of motion: 12 lects

Heat - 1863 - 480 pages
...cannot possibly be a material substance ; and it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in those experiments, except it be MOTION. COMPRESSION OP BISULPHIDE OF CARBON VAPOUR. 57 When the history...
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