That species of attraction or force by which all bodies or particles of matter in the universe tend toward each other; called also attraction of gravitation, universal gravitation, and universal gravity. See Attraction, and Weight.
Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation. Thomas Hobbes
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places. Wendell Phillips
A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Now to consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk. Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the products of reflection. Edward Weston