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This looks like a parody on Newton's pebbles: the following is the true account; it comes to me through one remove from Poisson.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan
Here he was interrupted by Poisson, whose red imperial and mustache irradiated his pale face.
There was ptage la Sunshine, there was poisson la Pacific, there was poulet la reine, and goodness knows what else.The Amazing Inheritance|Frances R. Sterrett
Again, Mr. Godfrey seems to misunderstand the influence of Poisson's ratio in multiple-way reinforcement.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design|Edward Godfrey
Poisson stood next and with an abrupt bow to the ladies, sang a drinking song: "The Wines of France."