Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Implant in the Young Mind the First Principles of Natural Philosophy by the Aid of the Popular Toys and Sports of Youth, Issues 1-4

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John Murray, 1853 - Boys - 528 pages
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Tom Seymour's arrival from school -- On gravitation -- Motion, absolute and relative -- A sad accident to a good account -- The Chinese tumblers -- The arrival of Major Snapwell -- Compound forces -- The subject of rotatory motion continued -- Trap and ball -- Marbles -- Mr. Seymour and his family visit at Osterley Park -- A short chapter brought to a violent and untimely end -- The soap-bubble -- The kite -- The weather -- A short discourse -- A curious and discoursive dialogue -- A learned discussion -- Origin of the crescent as the Turkish ensign -- The whispering gallery in the dome of St. Paul's -- An interesting communicative from ... -- The flower-garden -- A new optical toy -- Preparation for the approaching fete -- The arrival of the populace at Osterley Park.

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