Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained

By Mrs. (Jane Haldimand) Marcet, Thomas P. Jones
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Table of Contents
  • CONVERSATIONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY,
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • CONVERSATION I. ON GENERAL PROPERTIES OF BODIES.
  • CONVERSATION II. ON THE ATTRACTION OF GRAVITY.
  • CONVERSATION III. ON THE LAWS OF MOTION.
  • CONVERSATION IV. ON COMPOUND MOTION.
  • CONVERSATION V. ON THE MECHANICAL POWERS.
  • CONVERSATION V. CONTINUED. ON THE MECHANICAL POWERS.
  • CONVERSATION VI. CAUSES OF THE MOTION OF THE HEAVENLY BODIES.
  • CONVERSATION VII. OF THE PLANETS.
  • CONVERSATION VIII. ON THE EARTH.
  • CONVERSATION IX. ON THE MOON.
  • CONVERSATION X. ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF FLUIDS.
  • CONVERSATION XI. OF SPRINGS, FOUNTAINS, &c.
  • CONVERSATION XII. ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF AIR.
  • CONVERSATION XIII. ON WIND AND SOUND.
  • CONVERSATION XIV. ON OPTICS.
  • CONVERSATION XV. OPTICS—continued. ON THE ANGLE OF VISION, AND THE REFLECTION OF MIRRORS.
  • CONVERSATION XVI. ON REFRACTION AND COLOURS.
  • CONVERSATION XVII. ON THE STRUCTURE OF THE EYE, AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS.
  • GLOSSARY.
  • INDEX.
  • SCHOOL BOOKS.
    • SMILEY'S GEOGRAPHY AND ATLAS, and SACRED AND ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY FOR SCHOOLS.
    • THE NEW FEDERAL CALCULATOR, or SCHOLAR'S ASSISTANT.
    • A KEY to the above Arithmetic,
    • TORREY'S SPELLING BOOK, or First Book for Children.
    • A PLEASING COMPANION FOR LITTLE GIRLS AND BOYS,
    • THE MORAL INSTRUCTOR AND GUIDE TO VIRTUE, by Jesse Torrey, Jr.
    • HISTORY OF ENGLAND,
    • HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES,
    • GRIMSHAW'S IMPROVED EDITION OF GOLDSMITH'S GREECE.
    • THE UNITED STATES SPEAKER, compiled by T. T. Smiley
    • GOLDSMITH'S HISTORY OF GREECE,
    • GRIMSHAW'S ETYMOLOGICAL DICTIONARY AND EXPOSITOR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
  • Transcriber's Note.
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