E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Newton, Sir Isaac
(b. Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, December 25th, 1642; d. Kensington, March 20th, 1727). Principia Philosophiæ Naturalis Mathematica (1687), Quadrature of Curves (1700); Opticks (1704); Arithmetica Universalis (1707); Analysis per Quantitatum Series (1711); De Mundi Systemate (1728); Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms (1728); Observations on the Prophecies of Daniel (1733); The Method of Fluxions and Analysis by Infinite Series (1736); and other works, published by Bishop Horsley in 177985, under the title of Opera quæ extant Omnia. The Life of Newton has been written by Fontenelle (1728), Frisi (1778), Biot (1822), De Morgan (1833), Whewell (1836), and Sir David Brewster (1853 and 1855). His Correspondence with Professor Cotes appeared in 1850. Best edition of Principia, 1871.