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Mr. Spencer and Prof. Tait

Nature volume 23, page 144 | Download Citation

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PROF. TAIT'S explanation itself shows that the word commonly applied to products, of imagination, was applicable to his statements; for the only justification he assigns is that he “assumed,” that is to say, imagined, that his substitution of “definition” for “formula” must have been the ground of offence. How inadequate a plea this is, will be seen on re-reading the questions I put, which were these:—

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