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" Penzance, where, disliking the profession to which he had been destined, he occupied himself with chemical experiments, ingeniously contriving to make the utensils of the shop and the kitchen serve for apparatus ; and it is remembered of him that he frequently... "
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by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1831
...accord, to those sciences in which he afterwards so greatly distinguished himself; and proceeding upon a plan of study which he had laid down for himself, he had, hy the time he was eighteen, ohtained a thorough knowledge of the rudiments of natural philosophy...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...accord, to those sciences in which he afterwards so greatly distinguished himself; and proceeding upon a plan of study which he had laid down for himself, he had, by the time he was eighteen, obtained a thorough knowledge of the rudiments of natural philosophy...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 2

Self-culture - 1840
...accord, to those sciences in which he afterward so greatly distinguished himself ; and proceeding upon a plan of study which he had laid down for himself, he had, by the time he was eighteen, obtained a thorough knowledge of the rudiments of natural philosophy...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science, who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Authors, English - 1845 - 295 pages
...man of some ingenuity in his craft. He possessed a small landed property in the village of Farfell, near Penzance, and Davy was born there in 1778. He...well versed in, other branches of natural philosophy, besides making some proficiency in geometry ; but he never cultivated the mathematical sciences, except...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in the time of George iii

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - Biography & Autobiography - 1845
...'/' ~ ,.'•'••< / ' ' ' I • f' <!"•••• I ',,/, '„ /A, /./•'/•"•/ , ''' ~ • himself, he became thoroughly acquainted with chemistry,...study of them, as he had begun to make progress in crystallography. He does not appear to have given any early indications of superior genius, or even...
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Lives of Men of Letters & Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Authors, English - 1845 - 516 pages
...the same course. Pursuing a plan of study which he had laid down for ', 1 1. it 'If ttT^LU .14 XL; A7 himself, he became thoroughly acquainted with chemistry,...study of them, as he had begun to make progress in crystallography. He does not appear to have given any early indications of superior genius, or even...
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Lives of Men of Letters & Science: Who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Peter Brougham (Baron Brougham and Vaux) - Great Britain - 1845 - 516 pages
...which he had laid down for ?IT 'jl'T.-'I.'.^ / ,^' '' ' !/-/•>'- /; .'/ '// — - / /ซ'' liimself, he became thoroughly acquainted with chemistry, and...study of them, as he had begun to make progress in crystallography. He does not appear to have given any early indications of superior genius, or even...
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Lives of men of letters & science who flourished in the time of George III.

Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1845
...plan of study which he had laid down for \ >••[ u it fftyi: i j ,&iKiis f .OA '.Hf ' <// XV, >r himself, he became thoroughly acquainted with chemistry,...cultivated the mathematical sciences, except that I recollec^his telling me once, late in life, of his intention to Resume the study of them, as he had...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties: Illustrated by anecdotes. With ...

George Lillie Craik, Francis Wayland - Self-culture - 1847
...accord, to those sciences, in which he afterwards so greatly distinguished himself ; and proceeding upon a plan of study which he had laid down for himself, he had, by the time he was eighteen, obtained a thorough knowledge of the rudiments of natural philosophy...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1855 - 492 pages
...the chamber of death, and when he came back a second time he found his master had expired. DAVY. SIB HUMPHRY DAVY being now removed beyond the reach of...study of them, as he had begun to make progress in crystallography. He does not appear to have given any early indications of superior genius, or even...
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