Salusbury, Thomas, Mathematical collections and translations (Tome I), 1667

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              ſuppoſing it's Centre at O by which it is ſuſtained to be no more
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              but an indiviſible Point, like as I have ſuppoſed here for the Leaver,
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              if the Armes be declined one way or the other, that which ſhall be
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              the lowermoſt ought evermore to be adjudged the heavier; ſo that
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              the Centre of Gravity is not ſixed and immoveable in each ſeveral
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              Body, as the Ancients have ſuppoſed, which no perſon, that I
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              know of, hath hitherto obſerved.</s>
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              <s>But theſe laſt Conſiderations are of no moment in Practice, and
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              it would be good for thoſe who ſet themſelves to invent new
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              Machines, that they knew nothing more of this buſi­
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              neſſe than this little which I have now writ thereof,
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              for then they would not be in danger of decei­
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              ving themſelves in their Computation,
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              as they frequently do in ſuppoſing
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              other Principles.</s>
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              FINIS.
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