1 A phenomenon solved by modern philosophy and astronomy.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
2 They are well enough acquainted with the motions of those two luminaries, and understand the nature of eclipses; and this is the utmost progress of their astronomy.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 4: CHAPTER IX.
3 Philosophy, astronomy, and politics were marked at zero, I remember.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
4 To the defenders of the laws of Copernicus and Newton, to Voltaire for example, it seemed that the laws of astronomy destroyed religion, and he utilized the law of gravitation as a weapon against religion.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII