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" I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light. "
"Curiosities of Literature - Page 47
by Isaac Disraeli - 1835
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History
...patience of thought, rather than any extraordinary sagacity which he was endowed with above other men. " I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, but little and little, into a full and clear light." The readiness of his inventions...
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Arliss's literary collections: original and selected ...

John Arliss - English literature (Collections) - 1825 - 352 pages
...attributing any thing to extraordinary ahilities, but all to patience and industry. He used to say, "I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light. When involved in abstruse...
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American Annals of Education

Education - 1831
...' If I have any superiority over other men, it is due to nothing but industry and patient thought. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light.' You told me how much you...
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American Annals of Education and Instruction, Volume 1

William Channing Woodbridge, William Russell, William Andrus Alcott - Education - 1831
...' If I have any superiority over other men, it is due to nothing but industry and patient thought. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light.' You told me how much you...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 7

Phrenology - 1832
...little surprise, ' I thought I had not dined, but I now find that I have.' " " To one who had asked him on some occasion, by what means he had arrived at...subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light.' Again, in a letter to Dr...
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Lives of Eminent Persons

Biography - 1833 - 571 pages
...the exercise of his attention, in order to develope the power of thought. To one who had asked him on some occasion, by what means he had arrived at...subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and dear light." Again, in a letter to Dr. Bentley,...
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Lives of eminent persons: consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet ...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Art - 1833 - 571 pages
...the exercise of his attention, in order to develope the power of thought. To one who had asked him on some occasion, by what means he had arrived at...subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light." Again, in a letter to Dr. Bentley,...
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Lives of eminent persons; consisting of Galileo, Kepler

Lives - 1833
...the exercise of his attention, in order to develope the power of thought. To one who had asked him on some occasion, by what means he had arrived at...subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and alear light." Again, in a letter to Dr. Bentley,...
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The victory of faith, and other sermons

Julius Charles Hare - 1840
...patience of thought, rather than any extraordinary sagacity which he was endowed with above other men. I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open by little and little, into a full and clear light" (AP). It would be easy to pursue this...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 39

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - Literary Criticism - 1842
...great discoveries ; the answers given on these occasions were similar : at one time, he replied, " I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, little by little, into a full and clear light" But the difficulty is to command...
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