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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 Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 303
by Reuben Percy, John Timbs - 1823
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1809
...' Sir Isaac said a little before his death, «' 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 pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 2

Cooking - 1820
...in it, and gave it to the Doctor, as the most proper lamp for him to write tragedy by. — The same. Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, '...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...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

History - 1822
...Conduit, that, a little before his death, he said, ' 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...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

History - 1820
...following. The first is quite consistent with the humility, and the second with the greatness of his mind. " Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, ' I don't know what I may sqem to the world ; but as ta myself, I seem to hare been only like a boy playing on the sea. shore,...
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The Edinburgh monthly review

...first is quite consistent with the humility, and the second with the greatness of his mind. " Sir Issue Newton, a little before he died, said, < I don't know...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: Collected from ...

Joseph Spence, Edmond Malone - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...Organum, has laid down the whole method that Descartes afterwards followed. — Lord Bolingbroke. NEWTON. Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, "...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. Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, "...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 London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...in it, and gave it to the Doctor, as the most proper lamp for him to write tragedy by. — The same. Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but us to myself, I seem to have been ouly like a boy plaving on tiic sea-shore, and diverting myself in...
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Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Volume 4

John Mounteney Jephson, Lovell Augustus Reeve, Shirley Brooks, Henry Christmas, George Augustus Frederick Fitzclarence (1st Earl of Munster) - 1820
...in it, and gave it to the Doctor, as the most proper lamp for him to write trugedy by. — The tame. Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but us to myself, 1 fccm to have been only like a boy plaving on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
....leaving one son, who had long been associated with him in his, profession. EDITOR— L. ANECDOTE, SIR 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...
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