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" I suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the subject, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from the clouds, of a magnitude equal to that it has acquired when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several... "
The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository - Page 386
1791
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, Volume 2

Natural history - 1785
...heard of the fact. I fuppofe, it will be generally allowed, on a little confideration of the fubject, that fcarce any drop of water was, when it began to...the earth ; the fame of the feveral pieces of hail ; becauie they are often fo large and weighty, that we cannot conceive a polTibility of their being...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 7

English literature - 1786
...heard of the faft. * I fappofe it will be generally allowed, on a little confideratioii bf the fubjeft, that fcarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from the clouds, of a magnitude equal to thit it has acquired when it arrives at the earth i the lame of the feveral pieces of hail ; becaufe...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 1

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Natural theology - 1794
...precipitated and congealed again. I suppose it will be generally allowed, says Doctor Franklin, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from the clouds, of a. magnitude equal to that which it has acquired when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several pieces of hail ; because...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

...firft heard the fad. I fuppofe it will be generally allowed, on a little coniideration of the fubjeft, that fcarce any drop of water was, when it began to...acquired when it arrives at the earth : the fame of the fcveial pieces of hail ; becaufe they are often fo large and weighty, that we cannot conceive a poffibility...
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Records of General Science, Volume 3

Robert Dundas Thomson, Thomas Thomson - Science - 1836
...observes, " I suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the subject, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from...it has acquired when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several pieces of hail ; because they are often so large, and so weighty, that we cannot...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Meteorology - 1836
...matter: "V suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the subject, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from the c\oud$, of a magnitude equal to that it has acquired, when it arrives at the earth; the same of the...
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Journal of the Franklin Instutue of the State of Pennsylvania

Thomas P. Jones, M.D. - 1836
...«alter: •'1 suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the "bJKt, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from the :«ids, of a magnitude equal to that it has acquired, when it arrives at the «rth; the same of the...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1838
...fact. I suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the subject, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from...it has acquired, when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several pieces of hail ; because they are often so large and so weighty, that we cannot...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...fact. I suppose it will be generally allowed, on a little consideration of the subject, that scarce any drop of water was, when it began to fall from...it has acquired, when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several pieces of hail ; because they are often so large and so weighty, that we cannot...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 5

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1906
...having been communicated to the society by Dr. Percival, and read on the 21st of January, 1784. — S. it began to fall from the clouds, of a magnitude equal...it has acquired, when it arrives at the earth ; the same of the several pieces of hail ; because they are often so large and so weighty, that we cannot...
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