As fictitious Entities cannot come under the
cognizance of our senses but as they rest
in Real entities and as we cannot fridge Equality of
of equality and inequality, but by the testimony
of our senses by the coincidence or non-
coincidence of bodies so real entities discovered by
of Real entities
therefore must the degrees into which
fictitious entities are divided for the
purpose of comparison, be also exemplified here may be traced the cause
of representing fictitious entities
by the apparent coincidence of one real
entity with another. It is in placing bodies
in certain circumstance ourselves, [making experiments]
or observing them placed in such by the operations with or without
of nature. as that they can make their way
to our senses by means of coincidence that consists Fictitious Entities
by Real ones.
the Invention of all sorts of gradometers.
distance, weight, Elasticity, various kinds of
Attractions & repulsions, value of commodities,
and even responsibility of the Air.
The visible alteration in appearance effect of mixing a quantity of Nitrous with a quantity of common
air was first a red colour more or less deep as the air was
more or less respirable. yet this change of colour could
not measured. but secondly another effect was an org
amazing diminution in bulk of the substance mixed. This
to the observer suggested the Idea that the degrees of respirability
might be measured by such diminution in bulk.
Identifier: | JB/135/051/004
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 135.
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sir samuel bentham
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