William Whewell Quote

The common operations of chemistry give rise in almost every instance to products which bear no resemblance to the materials employed. Nothing can be so false as to expect that the qualities of the elements shall be still discoverable in an unaltered form in the compound.


The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences Founded upon Their History - (Volume 1), Part I, Book VI (p. 399)

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The common operations of chemistry give rise in almost every instance to products which bear no resemblance to the materials employed. Nothing can be ...

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The common operations of chemistry give rise in almost every instance to products which bear no resemblance to the materials employed. Nothing can be ...

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The common operations of chemistry give rise in almost every instance to products which bear no resemblance to the materials employed. Nothing can be ...

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The common operations of chemistry give rise in almost every instance to products which bear no resemblance to the materials employed. Nothing can be ...