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" I was led to consider whether we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not in the solar orb, but in space itself; and that the grand function and duty of the sun was to act as an agent for the bringing... "
Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art ... - Page 119
1852
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 12

1848
...was led to consider whether we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not in the solar orb, but in space...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in and diffused throughout space,...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 51

Geology - 1851
...we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not t the solar orb, but in space itself ; and that the...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in, and diffused throughout,...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 52

Science - 1852
...was led to consider whether we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not in the solar orb, but in space...space, and which, in that case, must be perfectly exhaustlcss. Assuming, therefore, that the sun's light is the result of some peculiar action by which...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 51

Science - 1851
...agree. led to consider whether we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not in the solar orb, but in space...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in, and diffused throughout,...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 51

Geology - 1851
...agree. led to consider whether we might not reasonably consider the true source of the latent element of light to reside, not in the solar orb, but in space...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in, and diffused throughout,...
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The Chemical Record and Drug Price Current, Volume 1

1851
...not in the solar orb, but in space itself ; and tint the grand function and duty of the ьип ivas to act as an agent for the bringing forth into vivid...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in, and diffused throughout,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 17-18

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1852
...reside, nut in the solur or/;, but in space itself; and that the grand function and duty of the sun is to act as an agent for the bringing forth into vivid...illuminating or luciferous element ; which element he supposes to be diffused throughout the boundless regions of space, anil which in that case must...
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Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith: Being an Examination of the ...

Robert Patterson - Apologetics - 1875 - 528 pages
...that the grand function of the sun is to act as an agent for the bringing forth into existence the luciferous element, which element I suppose to be...diffused throughout the boundless regions of space."* The nature of light is however still as great a mystery as when Job demanded, "Where is the way where...
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James Nasmyth Engineer: An Autobiography

James Nasmyth - Engineers - 1883 - 461 pages
...orb, but in space itself; and that the grand function and duty of the sun was to act as an agent for bringing forth into vivid existence its due portion...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in and diffused throughout space,...
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James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography

James Nasmyth - 1883 - 461 pages
...orb, but in space itself; and that the grand function and duty of the sun was to act as an agent for bringing forth into vivid existence its due portion...some peculiar action by which it brings forth into visible existence the element of light, which I conceive to be latent in and diffused throughout space,...
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