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  • This great philosopher freely acknowledged his own mistakes in natural philosophy, because he proceeded in many things upon conjecture, as all men must do; and he found that Gassendi, who had made the doctrine of Epicurus as palatable as he could, and the vortices of Descartes, were equally to be exploded.

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  • The tunnel ended in a whirling vortex of darkness.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • What happens is the water spray creates a vortex, kind of like a hurricane.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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