Expériences et observations sur l'électricité faites à Philadelphie en Amérique

By Benjamin Franklin

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I. 85. 86.

_Roué_ électrique, première construction, I. 172.

_Rouë_ électrique, deuxiéme construction, I. 179.

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_Sel_, corps électrique, II. 7.

_Skuilkil_, rivière, I. 194.

_Silence_ du carillon électrique, II. 300.

_Soleil_, sa chaleur ne détruit point l'électricité, I. 242.

_Soleil_ semble fournir le feu commun, II. 13.

_Soufre_ (le) électrise négativement, II. 167.

_Sphères_ électriques tournées par une manivelle, I. 99.

_Sphère_ d'attraction électrique, II. 25.

_Subtilité_ des particules électriques, I. 4.

_Surfaces_ d'une bouteille électrisée sont l'une pleine & l'autre vuide,
I. 210.

_Surfaces_ ne peuvent agir l'une sans l'autre, I. 136.

_Surfaces_ du verre, longueur, largeur & moitié d'épaisseur, I. 205.

T

_Tableau_ magique, sa description, son effet, I. 167.

_Tabouret_ électrique, II. 46.

_Tache_ bleuë sur une plaque d'argent, II. 187.

_Taches_ métalliques sur le verre, II. 53.

_Tasses_ électrisées, I. 195.

_Thérébentine_ (huile de) ne change point l'odeur de la matière
électrique, I. 228.

_Terre_ séche empêche le choc, I. 189.

_Terre_ (la) frape les nuages, II. 205.

_Tonnerre_ artificiel, _hist. a._ I. lxxxii.

_Tonnerre_ s'entend rarement en pleine mer, II. 40.

_Triangle_ équilatéral formé par trois particules d'air, I. 12. II. 9.

_Triangles_ resserrés ou étendus, I. 13. II. 9-12.

_Tube_ frottée d'une peau de chamois, I. 98.

_Tube_ doublé d'un corps non-électrique, I. 215.

_Tube_ peut servir de bouteille pour l'expérience de Leyde, moyen, I.
217.

_Tube_ épuisé d'air, I. 219.

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_Vapeurs_ de l'eau électrisée le sont aussi, II. 3.

_Vapeurs_ plus abondantes de l'eau électrisée, II. 11.

_Vapeurs_ de la mer électrisées, II. 15.

_Vapeurs_ élevées dans la zone torride s'abaissent dans les zones
froides & lancent des éclairs, II. 28.

_Vapeurs_ sulphureuses de la terre aisément enflammées par la foudre,
II. 38.

_Vents_ de terre sont secs, II. 15.

_Verge_ de fer de vingt ou trente pieds, II. 46.

_Verges_ de fer pointuës, leur effet, II. 237.

_Vernis_ dur & sec brûlé par l'étincelle, I. 185.

_Verre_ (le) contient beaucoup d'électricité, I. 38. 138. 202.

_Verre_ (le) a toujours la même quantité d'électricité, I. 138.

_Verre_ brisé par l'électricité, I. 186.

_Verre_ contient plus d'électricité, & la retient plus fortement, I. 9.
183.

_Verre_ n'est par lui-même susceptible ni de plus ni de moins
d'électricité, I. 131-136.

_Verre_ imperméable à l'électricité, I. 197-212.

_Verre_ (le) électrise positivement, II. 167.

_Usages_ de l'électricité avantageux, mais inconnus, I. 10.

_Usages_ du carillon, II. 132.


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Though crows and ravens do the same, Unlucky birds of hateful name, Ravens or crows might fill their places, And swallow corn and eat carcases, Then, if their tombstone, when they die, Be n't taught to flatter and to lie.
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Observe, however, that the quantities of food and exercise are relative things; those who move much may, and, indeed, ought to, eat more; those who use little exercise should eat little.
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Remember that money is of the prolific, generating nature.
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_Augustus Caesar_, under the specious pretext of preserving the character of the Romans from defamation, introduced the law whereby libelling was involved in the penalties of treason against the state.
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and the frame shine, it is sufficient; the rest is not worthy of consideration.
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There is, however, one late instance of an English merchant who will not profit by such ill-gotten gain.
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I read a great deal, ride a little, do a little business for myself (now and then for others), retire when I can, and go into company when I please so; the years roll round, and the last will come, when I would rather have it said _he lived usefully_ than _he died rich_.
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I said I was glad of it, and that, if they had used her ill, I would have turned tory.
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The Parliament, too, believed the stories of another foolish general, I forget his name, that the Yankees never _felt bold_.
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My best wishes attend you, being ever, with sincere and great esteem, my dear friend, yours most affectionately, B.
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It would rather, if any were in the walls, pass out of it into the rod, to get more readily by that conductor into the earth.
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I ought to have written to you long since, in answer to yours of October 16, concerning the water-spout; but business partly, and partly a desire of procuring farther information by inquiry among my seafaring acquaintance, induced me to postpone writing, from.
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Nothing certainly can be more improving to a searcher into nature than objections judiciously made to his opinion, taken up, perhaps, too hastily: for such objections oblige him to restudy the point, consider every circumstance carefully, compare facts, make experiments, weigh arguments, and be slow in drawing conclusions.
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