Mirror of Literature,  6 (1825), 192.

Philosophers Disputing



Anecdote, Drollery


Controversy, Physics, Gravity

    A Cartesian and a Newtonian having argued in a Parisian coffee-house to the point of fighting, the Newtonian complained of the blows he had received, only to be given a Newtonian explanation of them by a wag.

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