The History and Present State of Electricity (Volume 1); With Original Experiments

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher 1775 Not illustrated Excerpt THE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION IN writing the Ht tory and Prefent State of Eleclricity, I flatter myfelf that I fhall give pleafure, as well to perfons who have a tafteThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher 1775 Not illustrated Excerpt THE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION IN writing the Ht tory and Prefent State of Eleclricity, I flatter myfelf that I fhall give pleafure, as well to perfons who have a tafte for Natural Philofophy in general, as to electricians in particular and I hope the work will be of fome advantage to the fcience itfelf Both thefe ends would certainly be anfwered in a conliderable degree, were the execution at all anfwerable to the defign The Hiftory of Electricity is a field full of pleafing objects, according to all the genuine and univerfal principles of tafte, deduced from a knowledge of human nature Scenes like thefe, in which we fee a gradual rife and progrefs in things, always exhibit a pleafmg fpetlatle to the human mind Nature, in all her delightful walks, abounds with fuch views, and they are in a efpecial manner connected with every thing that relates to human life and happinefs things, in their own nature, the moft interefting to us Hence it is, that the power of aflbciation has annexed crouds
The History and Present State of Electricity Volume With Original Experiments This historic book may have numerous typos missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not illustrated Excerpt THE PRE

  • Title: The History and Present State of Electricity (Volume 1); With Original Experiments
  • Author: Joseph Priestley
  • ISBN: 9781150093098
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Paperback
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