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" Those were splendid moments. He is as simple, charming, and unaffected as a child ; I have never seen a man with such winning ways. He was, moreover, extremely kind, and showed me all there was to see. That, indeed, was little enough, for a few wires... "
Hermann von Helmholtz - Page 110
by Leo Koenigsberger - 1906 - 440 pages
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The Correspondence of Michael Faraday, Volume 4: 1849-1855

Michael Faraday - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 1072 pages
...their impressions of him. For example Hermann Heimholte, who visited in 1853 223 , wrote: "[Faraday] is as simple, charming, and unaffected as a child;...iron seem to serve him for the greatest discoveries" 224 . Bence Jones commissioned George Richmond to paint him 225 ; James Walker commissioned Matthew...
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The World of Mathematics, Volume 1

James Roy Newman - Mathematics - 2000 - 768 pages
...of common concern. A letter so his wife describes the “splendid moments” of a visit to Faraday. “He is as simple, charming and unaffected as a child;...seem to serve him for the greatest discoveries.” After completion of the Physiological Optics, Helmholtz inclined more and more to the investigation...
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