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" the opinion of learned philosophers of our race, who lived and flourished long before my time, that this vast world, the Moulin Joly, could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opinion, since, by... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 136
1821
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The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository

1792
...itfclf fubfill more than eighteen hours : and I think there wasfome foundation for that opinion, fincc, by the apparent motion of the great luminary, that...nature, and which in my time has evidently declined confiderably towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it mull then finifh. its courfe,— be cxtinguifhed...
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin:: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...fubfift " more than eighteen hours : and I think there " was fome foundation for that opinion ; fince, " by the apparent motion of the great luminary, " that...nature, and which in my " time has evidently declined towards the ocean " at the end of our earth, it muft then finifh its " courfe, be extinguimed in the...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 268 pages
...more than •" eighteen hours : and I think there " \\as fome foundation for that opinion ; *' fince, by the apparent motion of the " great luminary, that...gives life to all " nature, and which in my time has evi" dently 30 ESSAYS. " dently declined confiderably towards the " ocean at the end of our earth,...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...delicious company, and heavenly harmony. " It was," says he, " the opinion of learned philosophers of our race, who lived and flourished long before...'towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters that surround us, and leave the world in cold...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...delicious company, and heavenly harmony. " It was," says he, " the opinion of learned philosophers of our race, who lived and flourished long before...towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters that surround us, and leave the world in cold...
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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1807 - 295 pages
...says he, " the opinion of learned philosophers of our race, who lived and flourished long be* fore my time, .that this vast world the Moulin Joly could...hours ; and I think there was some foundation for that opin-' ion ; since, by the apparent motion of the great luminary, that gives life to all nature, and...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
..." It was/' says he, " the opinion of learned " philosophers of our race, who lived and flou" rishcd long before my time, that this vast " world, the Moulin...more than eighteen hours : and I think there " was sonic foundation for their opinion, since, " by the apparent motion of the great luminary, " that gives...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...foundation for that opinion ; since, by the appaient motion of the great luminary, that gives"life to all nature, and which in my time has evidently...towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters tiiat surround us, and leave the world in cold...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...of our race, who lived and flourish€ i long before my time, that this vast world the Moulin /c/y could not itself subsist more than eighteen hours...towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters that surround us, and leave the world in cold...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...of our race, who lived and flourishel long before my time, that this vast world the Moulin Jo/ycould not itself subsist more than eighteen hours ; and...towards the ocean at the end of our earth, it must then finish its course, be extinguished in the waters that surround us, and leave the world in cold...
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