William Whewell Quote

Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending downwards.


An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics (ed. 1819)

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Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending...

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Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending...

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Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending...

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Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending...