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" ... 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 pleasures of life. "
Education in the United States: A Series of Monographs Prepared for the ... - Page 871
edited by - 1900
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Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York, Volume 1

Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York (New York, N.Y.) - Science - 1815
...introducing other sorts from foreign countries. New improvements in planting, gardening, clearing land, &c. And all philosophical experiments that let light into...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall be kept up by this society with...
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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...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already hegun hy some intended memhers, shall he kept up hy this society with...
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An Annual Discourse Before the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ...

Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 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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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1838
...saving labor, as mills and carriages, and for raising and conveying of water, draining of meadows, &c. ; all new arts, trades, and manufactures, that may be...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall be kept up by this Society with...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...labor, as mills and carriages, and for raising and conveying of water, draining of meadows, &,c. ; all new arts, trades, and manufactures, that may be...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall be kept up by this Society with...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1856
...course and junction of rivers and great roads, situation of lakes and mountains, nature of the soil arid productions; new methods of improving the breed of...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall be kept up by this Society with...
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Annual Report, Volume 2

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1896
...discoveries in chemistry, such as improvements in distillation, brewing, and assaying of ores ; now mechanical inventions for saving labor, as mills and...and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall bo kept up by this society with...
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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...multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the Royal Society of London, and the Dublin...
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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...multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the Royal Society of London, and the Dublin...
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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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