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" My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain alone, on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive. "
The Imaginative Faculty: A Lecture Delivered at the Royal Institution May ... - Page 45
by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree - 1893 - 48 pages
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Education

Education - 1919
...mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding out general laws out of a large collection of facts ; but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of my brain alone on which the higher tastes depend I cannot conceive. If I had to live my life again...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...ever they did. My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused...highly organised or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered ; and if I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 418 pages
...ever they did. My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused...highly organised or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered ; and if I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...ever they did. My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused...highly organised or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered ; and if I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 2, Part 1

Religion - 1887
...My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of a Inrge collection of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain alone, and on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive. A man with a mind more highly organized or...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - History - 1888 - 1019 pages
...ever they did. My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused...highly organised or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered ; and if I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 37

Education - 1888
..."My mind seems to have become a kind of a machine for grinding general laws out of a large collection of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy...depend, I cannot conceive. A man with a mind more highly organized or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered ; and if I had...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 37

Education - 1888
..."My mind seems to have become a kind of a machine for grinding general laws out of a large collection of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy...depend, I cannot conceive. A man with a mind more highly organized or better constituted than mine, would not, I suppose, have thus suffered; and if I had to...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

1888
...ever they did. My mind seems to have become a sort of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts ; but why this should have caused...which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive." It is, however, strictly logical that this should have been almost too much so, allowing for the...
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The Literary World, Volume 19

Literature - 1888
...music. . . . My mind seems to nave become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused...which the higher tastes depend I cannot conceive." Of one who thus writes of himself in all sincerity it would be most irrational to expect illumination...
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