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Nothing that has life, either animal or vegetable as we know them, can exist without air, and it follows that nothing having life, according to our views of it, can exist in the moon:--or, if any thing having life do exist there, it must be under such modifications of all our known facts, as to amount to something like other principles of being.
However anxiously we may wish that these complaints had no foundation, the evidence, of known facts will not permit us to deny that they are in some degree true.
My interest is keenest, perhaps, not so much in relation to known facts as to speculation upon the unknowable of the two centuries that have rolled by since human intercourse between the Western and Eastern Hemispheres ceased--the mystery of Europe's state following the termination of the Great War--provided, of course, that the war had been terminated.
However that might be, the known facts were that a few weeks before the factory closed, Marija had been cheated out of her pay for three hundred cans.
It is a known fact in human nature, that its affections are commonly weak in proportion to the distance or diffusiveness of the object.
He had made himself indispensable in several quarters, amongst others in his department of the government; and yet it was a known fact that Fedor Ivanovitch Epanchin was a man of no education whatever, and had absolutely risen from the ranks.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
It reveals little known facts about big names such as Shakespeare and Queen Victoria, but also features interviews from those who would be lesser known amongst teens today, such as the founder of modern entomology: Maria Sibylla Merian; and the real life inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe: Alexander Selkirk.
What process of ratiocination will deliver the necessary facts about a Galilean woman's sexual history (facts that run entirely counter to well known facts of human biology)?
In exploring the voices of those surrounding Renn, who yearn for identities of their own and struggle under his celebrity status, Little Known Facts examines the intimate, often deleterious effects of celebrity.
M Krishna on Tuesday said the reports were not new, but based on previously known facts.
1 : to arrive at as a conclusion based on known facts <I inferred he was sick from his cough.