Boyle, Robert, New experiments physico-mechanicall, touching the spring of the air and its effects, 1660

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              thoſe betwixt whom there is an Affinity in
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              Nature (by belonging to one ſubject) are not
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              always plac'd one by another, but they are
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              not ſtill ſet down ſo much as in the order
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              wherein they were made; but moſt common­
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              ly in that caſual one wherein my occaſions in­
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              duc'd me to diſpatch them to the Preſs. </s>
              <s>And,
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              which is worſe, I did uſually ſend quite a­
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              way the former Experiments, before the
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              later were written, or perhaps ſo much as
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              made: Whereby I loſt the advantage of cor­
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              recting and ſupplying the Imperfections of
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              what I had formerly written, by the light of
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              my ſubſequent Tryals and Diſcoveries.
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              Beſides all this, the diſtemper in my eyes
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              forbidding me not onely to write my ſelf ſo
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              much as one Experiment, but even to read
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              over my ſelf what I dictated to others. </s>
              <s>I can­
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              not but fear, that beſides the Authors miſtakes,
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              this Edition may be blemiſh'd by many, that
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              may be properly imputed to a very unskil­
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              ful Writer (whom I was often times by haſte
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              reduc'd againſt my cuſtom to imploy) and
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              may have eſcaped the Diligence of that
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              Learned Friend, that does me the favor to
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              over-ſee the Preſs; eſpecially there being
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              the diſtance of two days Fourney betwixt it
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              and me.
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              I need not perhaps repreſent to the equi-
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