The Dictionary of National Biography, Founded in 1882 by George Smith, المجلد 2

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H. Milford, 1922
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الصفحة 310 - ... a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it. Gravity must be caused by an agent acting constantly according to certain laws ; but whether this agent be material or immaterial, I have left to the consideration of my readers.
الصفحة 272 - NATURE has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do. On the one hand the standard of right and wrong, on the other the chain of causes and effects, are fastened to their throne. They govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think; every effort we can make to throw off our subjection will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it.
الصفحة 358 - Siris, a Chain of Philosophical Reflections and Inquiries concerning the Virtues of TAR WATER...
الصفحة 310 - When I wrote my treatise about our system, I had an eye upon such principles as might work with considering men, for the belief of a Deity, and nothing can rejoice me more than to find it useful for that purpose.
الصفحة 221 - Some Observations on the Situation, Disposition and Character of the Indian Natives of this Continent.
الصفحة 425 - The Baronetage of England, or the History of the English Baronets, and such Baronets of Scotland as are of English Families, -with Genealogical Tables and Engravings of their Armorial Bearings.
الصفحة 151 - An Experiment in Education, made at the Male Asylum of Madras ; suggesting a System by which a School or Family may teach itself under the Superintendence of the Master or Parent.
الصفحة 342 - Literary History of the Middle Ages ; comprehending an Account of the State of Learning from the Close of the Reign of Augustus to its Revival in the Fifteenth Century.
الصفحة 422 - The degree of DCL was conferred upon him by the University of Oxford on the 15th of June, 1841.
الصفحة 438 - I have hardly a notion, that any performer of antiquity could surpass the action of Mr. Betterton in any of the occasions in which he has appeared on our stage. The wonderful agony which he appeared in when he examined the circumstance of the handkerchief in Othello...

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