"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
2 Of colours vide pag 694 Of colours vide pag 69Of colours vide pag 69The Newton Project Knowledge Graph2020-10-08Journal23 A Candle looked on through blew glasse appeares greene. 24 Pouder of blew bise mixed with a greater quality of yellow orpiment makes a greene but the particles by a microscope are discovered to retaine theire blewness & yellownesse. 25 The steame of clear Aq: Fortis, or spirit of niter is red, &c. 26\. A feather or black ribband put twixt my eye & the setting sunne makes glorious colours. 27 An Acid Spirit & juice & salts as Spirit of salt, or of Vinegar, or of Vitriol or Lemmon juice, or Oyle of Vitrioll, or Aqua fortis Continue reading…