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  • Matter, this Vowel-Sound allies itself also with _Matter_ or

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • No matter how he might modify that original idea of his, no matter what different line of attack he might try in solving the problems of Space and Matter, while he used the system he _knew_ was right -- the answer came down to that deadly, hope-blasting expression that meant only "uncertain."

    The Ultimate Weapon

  • Call Force _x_ and Matter _y_, and so long as we are agreed that _x_ and _y_ are _objective realities which are uniformly translated into consciousness as Force and Matter_, the materialistic deductions remain unaffected by this mere change in our terminology; these essential facts are allowed to remain substantially as before, namely, that there is an external something or external somethings -- Matter and Force, or

    A Candid Examination of Theism

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  • But then the term Matter is a very general one, and so is the term Energy.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 275, April 9, 1881

  • So long as that which we term Matter is able to accept motion in any manner from any body that is either moving, or in a state of vibration, and not only accepts, but also transmits the vibratory, or the kinetic motion so called of the moving body, then that which accepts the motion is legitimately termed Matter.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • "Every particle of matter attracts every other particle," etc., and the question at once arises as to what is meant by the term Matter, what are its properties and its constitution?

    Aether and Gravitation

  • I purpose therefore, before giving any detailed accounts of that medium which is to form the physical basis for the cause of Gravitation, to look at the term Matter in all its aspects, in order that we may get a right conception of the universe, and of the part that Matter plays in the same.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • So that it is not necessary for us to see, or feel, or taste, or even smell that which we term Matter, in order for it to be included in that term.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • But I have been so long accustomed to the term Matter that I know not how to part with it: to say, there is no Matter in the world, is still shocking to me.

    The Third Dialogue

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