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Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air

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Published: 1775
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,235 / 224 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 30
LoC Category: QC
Downloads: 851
Added to site: 2009.08.20 25052
Genre: Science

mmortality, if I should have any view to it, is not the proper price of such works as these.

I propose, however, having given so much attention to the subject of air, to write, at my leisure, the history and present state of discoveries relating to it; in which case I shall, as a part of it, reprint this work, with such improvements as shall have occurred to me at that time; and I give this notice of it, that no person who intends to purchase it may have reason (being thus apprised of my intention) to complain of buying the same thing twice. If any person chuse it, he may save his five or six shillings for the present, and wait five or six years longer (if I should live so long) for the opportunity of buying the same thing, probably much enlarged, and at the same time a complete account of all that has been done by others relating to this subject.

Though for the plain, and I hope satisfactory reason above mentioned, I shall probably write no other histories of this kind, I shal

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