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@article{Marshall1981NicoleOO,
  title={Nicole Oresme on the Nature, Reflection, and Speed of Light},
  author={Peter J. Marshall},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1981},
  volume={72},
  pages={357 - 374}
}
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