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Theory of Circulation by Respiration

Synopsis of its Principles and History

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Author: Emma Willard
Published: 1861
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,551 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 394
Added to site: 2006.08.16
mnybks.net#: 14328
Genres: Science, History
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voted to the revision and enlargement of my historical works; but early is 1846, having determined on making the tour of the United States, I resolved first to prepare my theory for the press. In the introduction, I remarked, "The house of clay in which the mind dwells must receive a portion of its care; and that which I have bestowed on mine has proceeded on a belief in the truth of the theory herein advocated, as undoubting as that in the laws of gravitation; and when any new fact, or any remark of an author, relating to my theory came under my observation, I noted it down and laid it by with its kindred. About to set out on a long journey, and aware that my field of vision had thus enlarged, I felt it my duty to put together the principal of my remarks, that I might so leave the subject, that, in case anything should prevent my return, it would be in a form equal to the present slate in which the theory exists in my own mind."

The time I had spent in devotion to this theory, the many rebuffs I had m

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