View of Sir Isaac Newton
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ISAAC NEWTON*
PHILOSOPHY.
LONDON:
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SIR
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philofophy, which ,
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not be a prefent unworthy the
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operations of nature, which for fo many ages had imployed the curiofity of mankind though no one before him was furnifhed with the ftrength of mind neceflary to go any depth in
;
this difficult fearch.
However,
I
am encouraged
it
is,
to hope, that this attempt, imperfect as
to
give our countrymen in general fome concep tion of the labours of a perfon, who fliall al ways be the boaft of this nation, may be re
ceived with indulgence by
influence thefe
one,
under whofe
fo much hapadmiration at the furprizingpinefs. my inventions of this great man, carries me to con
kingdoms enjoy
Indeed
who not only muft of the country, which gave him raife the glory but that he has even done honour to hu birth
ceive of
him
as a perfon,
;
by having extended the greateft and moft noble of our faculties, reafon, to fubje6ls, which, till he attempted them, appeared
nature,
man
to ...

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PHILOSOPHY.
LONDON:
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SIR ROBERT WALPOLE.
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