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" Wherefore if according to what we have already said it should return again about the year 1758, candid posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman. "
The World of Comets - Síđa 100
eftir Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 548 síđur
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The Inverted Scheme of Copernicus: With the Pretended Experiments Upon which ...

Bartholomew Prescot - 1822 - 216 síđur
...supposed had appeared in the years 1531, 1607 and 1682 as before mentioned : " Wherefore," said he " if, according to what we have already said, it should return again about the year 1 758, candid posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman."...
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The Living Age, Bindi 263

1909
...reassured himself of the accuracy of his caiculations, and he concludes with the following appeal: "Wherefore, if according to what we have already said,...that this was first discovered by an Englishman." Englishmen have with just pride acknowledged Halley's claim, and science has honored his memory by...
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The Churchman's companion

1881
...COMET-SEEKERS. " Wherefore if it should return according to our prediction, about the year 1758, impartial posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman." — Halley's words concerning the return of his comet. WHO has not heard of Halley's comet, a blazing...
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New Outlook, Bindi 93

1909
...before his prediction could be verified ; and so he left behind him a touching plea that reads : " Wherefore, if, according to what we have already said,...that this was first discovered by an Englishman." When the comet blazed forth on Christmas day, 1758, it was forever shorn of the dreadful divinity with...
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The heavens and the earth; or, Familiar illustrations of astronomy

Thomas Milner - 1873
...his investigation, " if it should return, according to our prediction, about the year 1758, impartial posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman." He had been gathered to the grave in Lee churchyard seventeen years when the prediction was verified....
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Science, Bindi 22

1905
...the date of its return, and he concludes his argument with a blend of confidence and patriotism : — Wherefore if according to what we have already said it should return again about the year 17.38, candid posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Enylishman....
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The Story of the Heavens

Robert Stawell Ball - 1885 - 551 síđur
...writes : " Wherefore if it should return according to our prediction about the year 1758, impartial posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman." As the time drew nigh when this great event was expected, it awakened the liveliest interest among...
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A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: The sun, planets, and comets

George Frederick Chambers - 1889
...subject : — " Wherefore if it should return according to our prediction about the year 1758 impartial posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman." Although Halley did not survive to see his prediction fulfilled, yet, as the time drew near, great...
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Great Astronomers

Robert Stawell Ball - 1895 - 372 síđur
...prediction, but he says : " If it should return, according to our predictions, about the year 1758, impartial posterity will not refuse to acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman." This was, indeed, a remarkable prediction of an event to occur fifty-three years after it had been...
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The Observatory

1905
...the date of its return, and he concludes his argument with a blend of confidence and patriotism : — Wherefore if according to what we have already said...acknowledge that this was first discovered by an Englishman. Such was Halley's prediction published in the year 1705. The comet pursued its course, and it was next...
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