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|a study of the background and process of the post-war dissolution of Polish |
forces in the west Michael Hope. Conclusion "There are few virtues which the
Poles do not possess, and there are few errors they have ever avoided" .
|In every magnet there are two poles, of which the one points northwards, the |
other southwards ; and if the magnet be divided ... If the table on which the paper
rests receives a few gentle knocks, so as to shake the filings a little, otherwise the
action of the magnet will not be sufficient to ... Iron receives virtue from the
magnet by application to it, or barely from an approach towards it, though it do not
touch it ...
|Let him ever be the representative of the character of the Polish nation, both in its |
dying moments and in the hour of its regeneration. ... when it shall be
regenerated ; and as firmly do I believe that I shall see him there, as I believe that
God is for virtue, and virtue for God. ... of true nobility ; for the few, the very few
examples of departure from them, do not detract from the merits of that devoted,
|But the knowledge of its directive power, whereby it disposes its poles along the |
meridian of every place, and ... in artificial magnets or needles, which may be
accurately balanced before the magnetic virtue is imparted to them. 5. ...
Nevertheless, this metal it so universally diffused, that there are few substances
which do not contain a sufficient quantity of it to be in some degree affected by
|of all the Liberties of England, or else because there was another Charta, called |
Charta de Foresta, established with it ... so that 'tis not always the fame in one
and the fame Place, he observes, was taken notice of but a few Years before, ...
That these Poles, tho' contrary to one another, do help mutually toward the
Magnet's Attraction and Suspension of Iron. ... the longer will its communicated
Virtue hold; and abetter Magntt will commuuicate more of it and sooner than one
not so good.
|Allow me to review a few bits of common knowledge about observational |
astronomy: the Pole Star (also called the North Star) sits ... power that emanates
from it and induces the other stars to spontaneously circle around it, so does the
king have a power, Virtue, ... He argues that there was no recognized Pole Star
during this era, so Confucius's “use of the term bei chen [北辰 North Star] is not
intended to ...
|is clear that the poles of the lodestone derive their virtue from the poles of the |
heavens.14 As regards the other parts of the stone, ... you will be delighted in
having discovered such a wonderful secret;15 but if not, ascribe the failure to
your own lack of skill rather ... on for Peregrinus' effort to construct a perpetual
motion wheel) and would serve as a clock, as we are told a few lines further on. ...
Now this second motion is arbitrary, and there is no reason whatever for
introducing it" (trans.
|Wherein is Contain'd, Not Only the Explanation of the Bare Terms, But Likewise |
an History, . ... The Variation of the Declination, fo that 'tis not always the fame in
one and the fame Place, he obferves, was taken Norice of but a few Years before,
by Hew! ... That in every Magnet there are two Poles, one pointing North, the
other South ; and if a Stone be cut or broken into ... The Magnet lofes none of its
own Virtue by communicating any to the Iron, and this Virtue it can communicate
to Iron ...
|supposed every where plentifully to encompass the earth ? and why should they |
be supposed to be every where wandering in the ... A loadstone cannot be made
to alter its poles, but iron may j nor be destroyed, but by the fire. ... a strong
loadstone looses much of its virtue by touching iron, but after a few days recovers
it again* A small and weak loadflone ... and being armed, had not that great
advantage by it, as one could have expected : and that on the contrary, there
were others, ...
|Polish readers of After Virtue in 1995 will doubrless be apt to reject this account |
of Western modernity as American or British readers ... But then there were
precious few exceptions to this rule and in these I shall not be much interested