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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 American Quarterly Register, Bind 11

1839
...made toward the close of his life. " I do not know," said he, " what I may appear to the world ; but to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myeelf in, now and then, finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell, than ordinary ; while the...
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Inaugural address by lords rectors of the University of Glasgow; to which ...

Glasgow univ - 1839
...do not know," said he, at the close of his illustrious career, "what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, finding sometimes a brighter pebble or a smoother shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth...
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Inaugural Addresses by Lords Rectors of the University of Glasgow; to which ...

John Barras Hay - 1839 - 205 sider
...do not know," said he, at the close of his illustrious career, "what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, finding sometimes a brighter pebble or a smoother shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth...
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The First Communion; Or Conversation on Preparation for the Lord's Supper

Frances S. PARKER - 1839 - 16 sider
...devoted Christians Anna, who make • ICor. viii. 2. t" 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 " sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a " smoother pebble, or a prettier shell...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Bind 27

1840
...passage in Milton. " Sir Isaac Newton," says Spence, " a little before he died, said, ' I don't know what I may seem to the world, but as to myself I seem...now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' " " Who reads...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...mankind. 'I know not,' he remarked, a short time before his death,' what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing...smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst vot.xvi.-2b the ureat ocean of trulh lay all undiscovered heforc me.' (Turner's Ci>!li'<-tii>nii relative...
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The Christian philosopher

Thomas Dick - 1840
...was himself. He said, 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, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before...
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The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir

Sarah Carter Edgarton Mayo - 1840
...what we are ignorant of is immense ; " and Newton, " I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing...the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then rinding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the vast ocean of truth lay still...
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The philosophy of a future state

Thomas Dick - 1840
...declared a little before his death, "I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I Beem 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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before...
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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ...

Edward Everett - 1840 - 419 sider
...admirable 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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