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" I do not know what I may appear to the World ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth... "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ... - Side 198
af Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 sider
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Bind 2

Sharon Turner - 1835
...as if with a kindred feeling, thas mentioned : " I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing...now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the vast ocean of truth lay still undiscovered before me."—Or. Brewster's...
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An Address Delivered Before the Literary Societies of ..., Bind 15,Oplag 4

Edward Everett - 1835 - 35 sider
...that angelic modesty which marked his character, " I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy, playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in finding now and then a pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Bind 4

Englishmen - 1835
...he observed : " I do not Luov what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have bet и only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in no» and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinarv, whilst the great ocean of...
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Facetiæ Cantabrigienses, by Socius

Richard Gooch - 1836
...a boy !" NEWTON. Sir Isaac is reported to have said, a little before he expired, — " I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but, as to myself,...boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself by now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean...
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The Philosophy of a Future State

Thomas Dick - 1836 - 276 sider
...— and yet he declared a little before his death, "I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing...sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Bind 1

Edward Everett - 1836 - 637 sider
...that angelic modesty which marked his character, ' I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to- myself I seem to have been only like a boy, playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in finding now and then a pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay...
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The path of life

John Clunie - 1836
...his death, he uttered this sublime sentiment, — " I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or "prettier shell than ordinary, while...
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The Works of Thomas Dick, Bind 1–4

Thomas Dick - 1836
...he declared, a little before his death, " I do not know what I may appear to the world] but to mywlf I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Winter Evening Book

William Chambers - 1837 - 325 sider
...his death he uttered this memorable sentiment: ' I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing...pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the 90 great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' " In the religious and moral character of...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...There is, among the records of "Newton, a sentence in the spirit of Shakspeare, : — " I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but, as to myself,...like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting himself in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettyer shell, than ordinary, whilst the great...
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