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" He knew not the shape of any thing, nor any one thing from another, however different in shape or magnitude ; but upon being told what things were, whose form he before knew from feeling, he would carefully observe, that he might know them again ; but... "
A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine - Page 513
by John Walker - 1811
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The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700 ...

Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, John Eames, John Martyn - Mathematics - 1734
...Things were, whofe Form he before knew from feeling, he would carefully obferve, that he might know them again ; but having too many Objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at firft he learned to know, and again forgot a thoufand Things in a Day. One Particular only...
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A Compleat System of Opticks in Four Books, Viz. A Popular, a ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1738 - 171 pages
...things were, whofe form he before knew from feeling, he would carefully obferve, that he might know them again; but having too many objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them: and (as he faid) at firft he learned to know, and again forgot a thoufand things in a day. One particular only...
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The Anatomy of the Human Body

William Cheselden - Anatomy - 1740 - 336 pages
...things were, whofe form he before knew from feeling, he would carefully obferve, that he might know them again ; but having too many objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at firft he leam'd to know, and again forgot a thoufand things in a day. One particular only,...
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The Boston magazine

Language Arts & Disciplines
...he forgot many of them ; and (as hefaid) at iirl! he learned to know, and again forgot a thouf.ind things in a day. One particular only (though it may appear trifling) I will relate : Hiving often forgot which was the cat and which was the dog, he was afliamed to a(k ; but catching...
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Essays on Philosophical Subjects

Adam Smith - Economists Great Britain Biography - 1795 - 244 pages
...were, whofe form he be" fore knew from feeling, he would carefully obferve, that he might " know them again ; but having too many objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at firft learned to " know, and again forgot a thoufand things in a day. One parti" cular only...
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Hufeland's journal der practischen Heilkunde, Volume 31

1810
...before knew from freoling, he would care* fully observe, that he might know them again -^but having to many objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them,...forgot a thousand things in a day. One particular only, tho' it may appear trifling, 1 will relate: having of ten forgot which was the- cat and which the dog,...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - Economics - 1811
...were, whofe form he before knew from " feeling, he would carefully obferve, that ** he might know them again ; but having " too many objects to learn at once, he " forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at " firft learned to know, and again forgot a " thoufand things in a day. One particular " only...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...were, whofe form he before knew from " feeling, he would carefully obferve, that " he might know them again ; but having " too many objects to learn at once, he " forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at " firft learned to know, and again forgot a * " thoufand things in a day. One particular **...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...feeling, he would carefully obferve, that " he might know them again ; but having " too many objecls to learn at once, he " forgot many of them ; and (as he faid) at " firft learned to know, and again forgot a " thoufand things in a day. One particular " only...
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Vulgar errors, ancient and modern, attributed as imports to the proper names ...

Gilbert Dyer, Charles Julius Bertram - 1816
...things were, whofe form he before knew from feeling, he would carefully obferve, that he might know them again ; but having too many objects to learn at once, he forgot many of them; and (as he faid) at firft he learned to know, and again forgot a thoufand things in a day. One particular only,...
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