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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... "
The Solar System - Page 204
by T. Dick - 1854
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1809
...his acquirements, we may see from the following note. ' Sir Isaac said a little before his death, «' I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but...boy, playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 2

Cooking - 1820
...before he died, said, ' I don't know what I may seem to the world; but as to myself, I seem to hare 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...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

History - 1822
...We are informed, by his particular friend Air Conduit, that, a little before his death, he said, ' I do not know what I may appear to the world, but...boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, wfaiht the great ocean...
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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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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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 ordinary, whilst the great ocean...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters of Books and Men: Collected from ...

Joseph Spence, Edmond Malone - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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 ordinary, whilst the great ocean...
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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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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...Organum, has laid down the whole method that Descartes afterwards followed.—Lord Bolingbroke. NEWTON. 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...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

Authors, English - 1822
...See the queries subjoined to Newton's Optics. • | Sir Isaac said a little before his death, • • I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but...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...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 5

Authors, English - 1822
...meaning-f-." * See the queries subjoined to Newton's Optics. -f Sir Isaac said a little before his death, " 1 do not know what I may appear to the world; but to...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...
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