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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 sea -shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth... "
Sermons - Page 224
by William Bourn Oliver Peabody, Oliver William Bourn Peabody - 1849 - 259 pages
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The Edinburgh monthly review

...Sir Issue Newton, a little before he died, said, < 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 on the sen. shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a. smoother pebble or a prettier shell than...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...ISAAC NEWTON, a" little before he died, said, ' I don't know what 1 may seem to the world ; but, as 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 than...
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The inverted scheme of Copernicus: with the pretended experiments upon which ...

B. Prescot - 1822
...to believe. We are informed by his particular friend Mr. Conduit, that a little before his death he said, " I do not know what I may appear to the world,...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 than...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 5

Methodist Church - 1822
...little child." Sir Isaac, it is reported, a little before he died said, " I do not know what I seem to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, arrd diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

Reuben Percy, John Timbs - 1823
...Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, " 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 on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than...
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Essay on instinct, and its physical and moral relations

Thomas Hancock - 1824
...himself and his discoveries in Natural Philosophy. " I dont know what I may seem to the world, but, as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the ma-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Tract magazine; or, Christian miscellany. [Continued as] The Tract ...

Tract magazine - History - 1824
...tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee." 'ffcrto fot Rtoto in part." f"I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seein to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting himself with now and then...
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The Oxford Entertaining Miscellany, Or, Weekly Magazine ..., Volume 1

1824
...Sir I. Newton, shortly before his death, said, " 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 on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now $nd then finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Philosophy of a Future State

Thomas Dick - Future life - 1829 - 308 pages
...which can engage the attention of the human mind, and yet he declared, a little before his death, " I do not know what I may appear to the world, but...I seem 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,...
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The Christian Philosopher: Or, The Connection of Science and Philosophy with ...

Thomas Dick - Religion and science - 1829 - 399 pages
...countrymen had not been more jealous of his honor than he was himself. He said, a little before his death, " I do not know what I may appear to the world, but...I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shoie, and diverting myself in now and then rinding a prettier pebble or shell than ordinary, whilst...
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