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 Newland.Newton’ian Philosophy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Newton (Sir Isaac)
 
discovered the prismatic colours of light. (1642–1727.)   1
       
“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night,
God said, ‘Let Newton be,’ and all was light.”
       
Pope.
   The Newton of Harmony. Jean Philippe Rameau was so called from his work entitled a Dissertation on the Principles of Harmony. (1683–1764.)   2
 


 Newland.Newton’ian Philosophy. 

 
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