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 Kepler’s Fairy.Kerchief of Plesaunce. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Kepler’s Laws (Johann Kepler, 1571–1630):
 
(1) That the planets describe ellipses, and that the centre of the sun is in one of the foci.   1
   (2) That every planet so moves that the line drawn from it to the sun describes equal areas in equal times.   2
   (3) That the squares of the times of the planetary revolutions are as the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.   3
 


 Kepler’s Fairy.Kerchief of Plesaunce. 

 
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