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Page 417 - The squares of the periods of revolution of any two planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.
Page 147 - a bold insolent man, with a very small measure of religion, virtue, learning, or good sense ; but he resolved to force himself into popularity and preferment, by the most petulant railings at dissenters and low churchmen, in several sermons and libels, written without either chasteness of style or liveliness of expression.
Page 53 - And he hath violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden: he hath destroyed his places of the assembly : the Lord hath caused the solemn feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and hath despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
Page 164 - May 1731, he married Lady Elizabeth Lee, daughter of the Earl of Lichfield, and widow of Colonel Lee.
Page 167 - OPINION OF DR. STUKELEY. Oct. 9, 1722. " He is making searches about the Roman ways. He is a very fancifull man, and the things he hath publish'd are built upon fancy. He is looked upon as a man of no great authority, and his reputation dwindles every day, as I have learned from very good hands.
Page 311 - In 1721 he accompanied Dr. Sherrard to England, where he spent the remainder of his days. Soon after his arrival he undertook a new edition of " Ray's Synopsis ;" and was appointed the first botanical professor at Oxford on Sherrard's foundation. He wrote " Hortus Elthamensis
Page 60 - Jan. 6, 1721. I was made a Freemason at the Salutation Tav., Tavistock Street, with Mr. Collins, Capt. Rowe who made the famous diving Engine. The Directors late paramount, now despoil'd &c. Mr. Kemps antiquitys sold. Jan. 26. Mr. Le Neve Norroy & I took some transcriptions out of Domesday book.