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" We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. "
Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes ... - Page 426
by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg - 1907 - 489 pages
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Immortality: Four Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge, Being ...

John James Stewart Perowne - Immortality - 1869 - 133 pages
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing and can know nothing ? We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...entered it. To do this effectually it is necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our...
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On the Physical Basis of Life

Thomas Henry Huxley - Protoplasm - 1869 - 24 pages
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they maybe, we do know nothing, and can know nothing? We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...to try to make the little corner he can influence. soiTi┐wjhatJiejsjMmise,r┐W╗""!ind soj^nn 1mb 1 inn, .^i than it was before he entered it. To do...
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Immortality: Four sermons preached before the University of Cambridge, being ...

John James Stewart Perowne - Immortality - 1869 - 133 pages
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing and cau know nothing? We live in a world Ľwhich is full of misery and...and all of us is to try to make the little corner ho can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it....
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Immortality, 4 sermons. Hulsean lects., 1868

John James Stewart Perowne (bp. of Worcester.) - 1869
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing and can know nothing t We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...of each and all of us is to try to make the little comer ho can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Science - 1870 - 378 pages
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing, and can know nothing ? We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...entered it. To do this effectually it is necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our...
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Proceedings, Volume 24

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1870
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing, and can know nothing ? We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance, and the plain duty of each of us is to try and make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable, and somewhat less...
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The witness of history to Christ: Five sermons preached before the ...

Frederic William Farrar - Religion - 1871 - 207 pages
...these principles is as yet but partial, their power as yet but inchoate. "We live," says Prof. Huxley, "in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try and make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable, and somewhat less ignorant, than...
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The witness of history to Christ; 5 sermons, being the Hulsean lects. for 1870

Frederic William Farrar - Religion - 1871 - 207 pages
...these principles is as yet but partial, their power as yet but inchoate. "We live," says Prof. Huxley, "in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...and the plain duty of each and all of us is to try and make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable, and somewhat less ignorant, than...
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"Copy.": Essays from an Editor's Drawer, on Religion, Literature, and Life

Hugh Miller Thompson - 1872 - 360 pages
...ourselves about matters of which, however important they may be, we do know nothing, and can know nothing ? We live in a world which is full of misery and ignorance,...entered it. To do this effectually, it is necessary to be possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is attainable by our faculties...
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