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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 Desire of Reputation: An Address, Before the Phoenix and Union Societies ...

Albert Barnes - 1841 - 36 sider
...aged Newton. " I do not know-what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem only to have been like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting...now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."* A few shells...
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Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the First Epistle of Paul to the ...

Albert Barnes - 1841 - 345 sider
...then shall I know even as also I am known. mark : " 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 by now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean...
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The seven ages of human life. Old age

AGES. - 1842 - 140 sider
...what I may seem to the G world, but, as to myself, I seem only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." A similar idea...
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The Monthly Review

1843
...estimate of his great acquirements. " I do not know," he said, what I may appear to the world, but, to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing...and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Upon the second...
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Parallel History: Being an Outline of the History and Biography of ..., Bind 2

Philip Alexander Prince - 1843
...littleness in thus speaking just before his death : ' I know not 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 by now and then finding a smoother pebble, or prettier shell than ordinary : whilst the great ocean...
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Jack's edition of life at sea, or, The Jervian system in 183-, a series of ...

Jack (fict.name.) - 1843 - 466 sider
...able to say, with the same genuine humility of soul, as the great Sir Isaac Newton — " I don't know what I may seem to the world, but as to myself, I seem to have been only a boy playing on the sea shore, diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier...
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The Opinions of Sir Robert Peel: Expressed in Parliament and in Public

Robert Peel - 1843 - 480 sider
...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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Sacred History of the World: Attempted to be ..., Bind 2,Oplag 72

Sharon Turner - 1844
...as if with a kindred feeling, thus 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." — Dr. Brewster's...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Bind 26

1845
...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...myself In now and then finding a smoother pebble or a pret tier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." What...
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor, Bind 1

Walter Savage Landor - 1846 - 676 sider
...Newton.like Barrow, had no feeling or respect for poetry. Cha/ham. Hi» words are these : — " I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing mi the seashore, and diverting myself in now und then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier «hell...
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