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" Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. "
A pocket encyclopędia, or library of general knowledge - Page 307
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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Library for the people. (Division 1). The wonders of nature and art ..., Issue 2

Library - 1827 - 712 pages
...laws of motion, which are the foundation of the Newtonian system are these three: — 1. Every body perseveres, in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless compelled, by some force impressed upon it, to change its state. 2. The change of motion...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 8

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 630 pages
...comprehensiveness suits them to our purpose, and they are here quoted in the language of Newton. I. " Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon." This is called the...
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Encyclopędia Americana, ed. by F. Lieber assisted by E. Wigglesworth (and T ...

Encyclopaedia Americana - 1831 - 608 pages
...comprehensiveness suits them to our purpose, and they are here quoted in the language of Newton. I. " Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon." This is called the...
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Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference, Volume 3

Samuel Maunder - 1855 - 766 pages
...is contained in his Principia, or Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. 1st law. Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it. 2d law. The alteration...
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Perpetuum mobile; or, Search for self-motive power

Henry Dircks - 1861 - 644 pages
...treating of the Laws of Motion, and their general Corollaries, says : — 1. The first law of motion is, " That a body always perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some external influence it be made to change its state." That a body of itself perseveres...
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A History of the Intellectual Development of Europe

John William Draper - Europe - 1863 - 656 pages
...motion. taree laws of motion. They are to the following effect, as given by Newton : (1.) Every body perseveres in its state of rest or of uniform motion in a right line unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. (2.) The alteration of...
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Theory of Existence: Pt. I. Devoted to the Enunciation of the Laws ..., Part 1

Elias Dexter - Force and energy - 1869 - 184 pages
...change the state of that other." This definition explains what Newton means by saying that every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line. He means : 1 . That when a body is in a state of rest, it will continue in that state until some...
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The Winds and Their Story of the World

William Leighton Jordan - Winds - 1877 - 124 pages
...from the first of the Newtonian " Axioms ; or, Laws of Motion," which is as follows : — " Every body perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. " Projectiles persevere...
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The Philosophical Basis of Evolution

James Croll - Evolution - 1890 - 224 pages
...an example, a case which may help to illustrate this difference, the First Law of Motion ; viz., " A body always perseveres in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, till by some external influence it is made to change its state." This law follows as a necessary...
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Cosmical Evolution: A New Theory of the Mechanism of Nature

Evan McLennan - Cosmogony - 1890 - 414 pages
...same would (by Law I.),* if not hindered, proceed directly to c, along the line •LAw I. Every body perseveres in Its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed thereon. Be, equal to AB ; so...
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