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" That it is our own immediate consciousness of effort when we exert force to put matter in motion, or to oppose and neutralize force, which gives us this internal conviction of power and causation so far as it refers to the material world, and compels... "
Astronomy - Page 221
by sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
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A Treatise on Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1835 - 396 pages
...from mere spasmodic contraction of muscles on the other. Brown, 3d edit Edin. 1818, p. 47.— Author. from a state of rest, or deflected from their rectilinear...in consequence of such an EFFORT somehow exerted, (hough not accompanied with our consciousness. That Such an effort should be exerted with success through...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 34

University magazine - 1849
...conviction of powe.r and causation, so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...of rest, or deflected from their rectilinear paths, or changed from their velocities, if already in motion, it is in consequence of such an EFFORT somehow...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1851 - 661 pages
...conviction of power and causation so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...consequence of such an EFFORT somehow exerted, though not i accompanied with our consciousness. That such an effort should be exerted with success through an...
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Alastor, or, The new Ptolemy [a dialogue between Alastor and Dion].

Alastor (pseud. [i.e. James Orton.]), James Orton - 1852
...conviction of power and causation, so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...velocities, if already in motion, it is in consequence of an EFFORT somehow exerted though not accompanied by our consciousness." " All bodies with which we...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1853 - 557 pages
...refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put iu motion from a state of rest, or deflected from their...not accompanied with our consciousness. That such aa effort should be exerted with success through an interposed space, is no more difficult to conceive,...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1857 - 573 pages
...(Note to edition of 1833.) tinn so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...in motion, it is in consequence of such an EFFORT somrlwi-; exerted, though not accompanied with our consciousness. That such an effort should be exerted...
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Outlines of astronomy

sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - Astronomy - 1858 - 714 pages
...and changed in their velocities if already in motion, it is in consequence of such an EFFORT somehoic exerted, though not accompanied with our consciousness....exerted with success through an interposed space, is no doubt difficult to conceive. But the difficulty is no way alleviated by the interposition of any kind...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1861 - 557 pages
...(Note to edition of 1833.) (ion so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...deflected from their rectilinear paths and changed in th^ir velocities if already in motion, it is .in consequence of such an EFFORT tomchou exerted, though...
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Outlines of Astronomy

Sir John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1864 - 729 pages
...conviction of power and causation so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we see material objects put in motion...exerted with success through an interposed space, is no doubt ilifficult to conceive. But the difficulty is no way alleviated I'v the interposition of any...
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Outlines of Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1869 - 753 pages
...1833.) lion so far as it refers to the material world, and compels us to believe that whenever we sce material objects put in motion from a state of rest,...in motion, it is in consequence of such an EFFORT sonwhoK exerted, though not accompanied with our consciousness. That such an effort should be exerted...
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