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James Clerk Maxwell

(13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879 / Edinburgh, Scotland)

Quotations

  • ''Gin a body meet a body
    Flyin' through the air,
    Gin a body hit a body,
    Will it fly? and where?''
    James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879), Scottish physicist. Rigid Body Sings (l. 1-4). . . Faber Book of Parodies, The. Simon Brett, ed. (1984) Faber and Faber.
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A Student's Evening Hymn

I.

Now no more the slanting rays
With the mountain summits dally,
Now no more in crimson blaze
Evening’s fleecy cloudless rally,
Soon shall Night front off the valley
Sweep that bright yet earthly haze,
And the stars most musically

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