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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... "
Memorabilia mathematica: or, The philomath's quotation-book - Page 170
by Robert Édouard Moritz - 1914 - 410 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1809
...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, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 2

Cooking - 1820
...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...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' — Rnnuay. Ti not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though so great...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

History - 1822
...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,...and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, wfaiht the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me." This assertion has...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

History - 1820
...sqem to the world ; but as ta 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...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."— RAMSAY. " Hir Isaac Newton, though so deep in algebra and fluxions, could...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — Ramsay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though so great...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters of Books and Men: Collected from ...

Joseph Spence, Edmond Malone - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — Ramsay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though so great...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...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 now and then finding...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — llamtay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though so great...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...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...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' ' ' , THE ENGLISH MONTHS. — FEBRUARY. WINTER seldom leaves us during this...
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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
...myself, 1 fccm to have been only like a boy plaving on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now und then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell...than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay ull undiscovered before me." — liamiay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

Authors, English - 1822
...• • 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,...ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." MSS. Conduitt. \ye The following inscription has been placed by Mr. Tumor...
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