George Adams (1750-1795) Quote

When the spark or atom of fire lies hid in primary matter, it is dark, deformed, and in no ways promising such a fair contexture and life as it will be clothed with when it has built it's house or body, in which it seems dormant awhile. In this sense it was Vulcan deformis.


Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy (Volume 1), Lecture IX (p. 417)

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When the spark or atom of fire lies hid in primary matter, it is dark, deformed, and in no ways promising such a fair contexture and life as it will...

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When the spark or atom of fire lies hid in primary matter, it is dark, deformed, and in no ways promising such a fair contexture and life as it will...

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When the spark or atom of fire lies hid in primary matter, it is dark, deformed, and in no ways promising such a fair contexture and life as it will...

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When the spark or atom of fire lies hid in primary matter, it is dark, deformed, and in no ways promising such a fair contexture and life as it will...