## History of the Royal Society, from Its Institution to the End of the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 |

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and grow without some of its most essential organs, as is well known sometimes

to happen. The fmtus in utero is surrounded by a liquor called the liquor amnii,

and ...

**Hence**the reason why respiration is unnecessary, and why the foetus can liveand grow without some of its most essential organs, as is well known sometimes

to happen. The fmtus in utero is surrounded by a liquor called the liquor amnii,

and ...

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numbers, and their subtraction with the division of natural numbers. Dividing

them by the index of the power is equivalent to the extraction of the root denoted

by ...

**Hence**the addition of logarithms corresponds with the multiplication of naturalnumbers, and their subtraction with the division of natural numbers. Dividing

them by the index of the power is equivalent to the extraction of the root denoted

by ...

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... the exponents, till the fractions com- ' mence, are obviously in arithmetical

progression 3, 2, 1, 0. This progression ought to continue, and therefore i is the

same thing as a" ; 5-, the same as I“, and so on.

this ...

... the exponents, till the fractions com- ' mence, are obviously in arithmetical

progression 3, 2, 1, 0. This progression ought to continue, and therefore i is the

same thing as a" ; 5-, the same as I“, and so on.

**Hence**he wrote the progressionthis ...

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### Contents

HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION | 1 |

NATURAL HISTORY | 16 |

C5413 II _ On ZOOLOGY | 71 |

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