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" For when I speak of Forms, I mean nothing more than those laws and determinations of absolute actuality, which govern and constitute any simple nature, as heat, light, weight, in every kind of matter and subject that is susceptible of them. Thus the Form... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Translations of the philosophical works - Page 207
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Novum organum scientiarum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...simple nature, as heat, light, and gravity, in all kinds of matter susceptible thereof ; and therefore the form of heat, or the form of light, is the same thing as the law of heat, or the law of light, for we perpetually keep close to practice, and things themselves f ; and therefore when we say, for...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...as heat, light, and gravity, ln all kinds of matter and suhjects susceplihle thereof; and therefore the form of heat, or the form of light, is the same thing as the law of heat, or the law of light: for we perpetually keep close to practice and thiagi themselves; and therefore when we say, tor example,...
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The Novum Organon,: Or a True Guide to the Interpretation of Nature

Francis Bacon - Science - 1855 - 338 pages
...as Heat, Light, Weight,- in every kind of susceptible matter ami subject. And so the Form of Heat or of Light is the same thing as the Law of Heat or of Light : nor, indeed, do we ever withdraw or retreat from things themselves and the practical side...
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Francisci BAconi de Verulamio, ...: Novum organum, sive Indicia vera de ...

Francis Bacon - 1855 - 385 pages
...as Heat, Light, Weight, in every kind of susceptible matter and subject. And so the Form of Heat or of Light is the same thing as the Law of Heat or of Light : nor, indeed, do we ever withdraw or retreat from things themselves and the practical side...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 507 pages
...Simple Nature, as Heat, Light, Weight, in every kind of matter and subject that is susceptible of them.1 Thus the Form of Heat, or the Form of Light, is the...indeed do I ever allow myself to be drawn away from thing t themselves and the operative part. And therefore when I say, for instance, in the investigation...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1888
...nature of things, for in several passages he identifies forms with laws of activity. Thus, he says — " When I speak of forms I mean nothing more than those...heat or the form of light is the same thing as the lav of heat or the law of light."4 " Matter rather than forms should be the object of our attention,...
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Francis Bacon and His Shakespeare

Theron Soliman Eugene Dixon - 1895 - 461 pages
...to be an active virtue ; whereas, on the contrary, it is of all virtues far the most powerful, and mean nothing more than those laws and determinations...same thing as the Law of Heat or the Law of Light." — Novum Organum. plainly insuperable, and as it were mere fate and necessity." Moreover, there is...
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The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...light, weight, in every kind of matter and subject that is susceptible of them. Thus the form of boat or the form of light is the same thing as the law of heat or the law of light."* " Matter rather than forma should be the subject of our attention, its configurations and changes of...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature: Prose and poetry: Sir Thomas ...

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - English literature - 1909
...Again, a thing acts by certain fixed laws : these laws are forms. ' When I speak of forms,' he says, ' I mean nothing more than those laws and determinations...same thing as the law of heat or the law of light.' And, again, the form of a thing is the very thing itself, and the thing differs from the form no otherwise...
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The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 3

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...oothinp more than those laws awl determinations of absolute actuality which govern and con* critute any simple nature, as heat, light, weight, in every...light is the same thing as the law of heat or the la* of light."1 "Matter rather than forms should be the object of our attention, its configurations...
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