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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. "
Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 104, no. 4, 1960) - Page 355
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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 - 616 pages
...other sorts from foreign countries. New improvements in planting, gardening, clearing land, &c. And all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall...
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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
...other sorts from foreign countries. New improvements in planting, gardening, clearing land, etc. And all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already hegun hy some intended memhers, shall...
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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
...other sorts from foreign countries ; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land ; and all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...other sorts from foreign countries ; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land ; and all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - Franklin, Benjamin - 1864 - 668 pages
...other sorts from foreign countries ; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land ; and all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." He concluded his circular with these words • "Benjamin Franklin,...
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Annual Report, Volume 2

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1896
...other sorts from foreign countries; new improvements in planting, gardening, and clearing land, and all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life. That a correspondence, already begun by some intended members, shall...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1868 - 409 pages
...mechanics ; in arts, trades, and manufactures ; in geography and topography ; in agriculture ; and " all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasures of life." The circular proposes that " a correspondence be kept up with the...
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A History of the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania

Joseph Carson - 1869 - 227 pages
...mining, chemistry, mechanics, the arts, trades and manufactures, geography, topography, agriculture, "and all philosophical experiments that let light into...increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences and pleasures of life." Upon its going into operation Dr. Franklin himself acted as secretary....
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1897
...breeds of useful animals, the cultivation and the clearing of land, for " all philosophic experimenta that let light into the nature of things tend to increase the power of man and multiply the conveniences and pleasures of life." It is only necessary to add that the society...
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