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" And all philosophical Experiments that let Light into the Nature of Things, tend to increase the Power of Man over Matter, and multiply the Conveniences or Pleasure of Life. "
Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York - Page 90
1815
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An introductory discourse: delivered before the Literary and philosophical ...

DeWitt Clinton, Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York (New York, N.Y.) - Ecology - 1815 - 148 pages
...introducing other sorts from foreign countries. New improvements in planting, gardening, clearing land, etc. And all philosophical experiments that let light into...pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already hegun hy some intended memhers, shall he kept up hy this society with the Royal Society of London,...
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An annual discourse before the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ...

Henry Dilworth Gilpin, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Art - 1827 - 58 pages
...water, and draining meadows ; all new arts, trades, and manufactures that may be proposed or thought of; all philosophical experiments that let light into...the nature of things, tend to increase the power of mind over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." It proved to be impossible,...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - Franklin, Benjamin - 1864 - 632 pages
...introducing other sorts from foreign countries ; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land ; and all philosophical experiments that let light into...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." He concluded his circular with these words • "Benjamin Franklin, the writer of this Proposal, offers...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education, Volume 2

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1896
...introducing other sorts from foreign countries; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land, and all philosophical experiments that let light into...correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall bo kept up by this society with the Royal Society of London, and with the Dublin Society. It was proposed...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1868 - 409 pages
...; in mechanics ; in arts, trades, and manufactures ; in geography and topography ; in agriculture ; and " all philosophical experiments that let light...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the Royal Society of London, and the...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 409 pages
...chemistry; in mechanics; in arts, trades, and manufactures ; in geography and topography; in agriculture; and "all philosophical experiments that let light...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the Royal Society of London, and the...
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A History of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania: From ...

Joseph Carson - Electronic book - 1869 - 227 pages
...mining, chemistry, mechanics, the arts, trades and manufactures, geography, topography, agriculture, "and all philosophical experiments that let light...of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences and pleasures of life." Upon its going into operation Dr. Franklin himself acted as secretary. In the...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1897
...breeds of useful animals, the cultivation and the clearing of land, for " all philosophic experimenta that let light into the nature of things tend to increase the power of man and multiply the conveniences and pleasures of life." It is only necessary to add that the society...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 pages
...chemistry ; in mechanics ; in arts, trades, and manufactures; in geography and topography; in agriculture; and "all philosophical experiments that let light...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the Royal Society of London, and the...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...introducing other sorts from foreign countries ; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land ; and all philosophical experiments that let light into...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The association was never very prosperous, but it resulted, many years later, in the establishment...
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