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" Their prophecies never come to pass ; and of their secrets, what is true is not new, and what is new is not true. "
The Foundations of Spiritualism,: By W. Whately Smith - Page 121
by Whately Carington - 1920 - 123 pages
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Ezekiel Gilman Robinson: An Autobiography with a Supplement

Ezekiel Gilman Robinson, Heman Lincoln Wayland - 1896 - 381 pages
...restatement of old errors for new truth, neither have they contentedly closed with the conservative dictum, " what is true is not new, and what is new is not true." For the happy via media between conservatism and radicalism Dr. Robinson's theological students owe...
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Euclid, His Life and System

Thomas Smith (D.D.) - Euclid's Elements - 1902 - 227 pages
...probably be true. We freely admit that the too conservative mind may apply too widely the maxim that " what is true is not new, and what is new is not true." But there is another class of minds to whom novelty suggests at least a presumption of truth, and such...
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Our Land and Land Policy: Speeches, Lectures, and Miscellaneous Writings

Henry George - Public lands - 1902 - 345 pages
...book from one end to the other; what I have to say is this: there is nothing in it both new and true; what is true is not new, and what is new is not true." I answered him: "I accept your statement. It is a correct criticism ; social truth never is, never...
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The American Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, Volume 5

Orthopedic surgery - 1907
...by writers on the subject. Judson, in "Growth and Deformity," quotes the well-known witticism that "what is true is not new and what is new is not true" and the following is submitted in the hope that it may be found true even though it may be shown to...
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Jeremiah James Colman: A Memoir

Helen Caroline Colman - Politicians - 1905 - 464 pages
...to interview prospective ones, he wrote, roused by his nonsuccess : I may parody the old saying, " what is true is not new, and what is new is not true," by " men who are fit won't come, and me who would come are not fit." On the question of the Registration...
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The East and the West, Volume 3

Missions - 1905
...over matter. It has testified that good is stronger than evil. We may apply to it the old saying : " What is true is not new, and what is new is not true." Its successes have resulted from the modicum of truth mixed up with its newer fallacies, and the right...
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The Influence of Growth on Congenital and Acquired Deformities

Adoniram Brown Judson - Abnormalities, Human - 1905 - 276 pages
...some reason or other has not been read. In regard to " new truths," it has been wittily said that " what is true is not new and what is new is not true." In all departments of industry improvements are planned some time before they are realized or tested,...
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A fantasy of far Japan: or, Summer dream dialogues

Kenchō Suematsu - Japan - 1905 - 337 pages
...hospitality, he resides. ... In short, it may justly be said of the letter written by this superfluous bishop, 'what is true is not new, and what is new is not true.' INDEX ADOPTION, the custom of, 9. Advance Japan, Morris's, 84. Age, ways of counting, 72. A'ida, the...
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Lectures and essays, Volume 1

Alfred Ainger - Literary Criticism - 1905
...may with real truth be repeated, that much of it is new, and much true ; but that for the most part what is true is not new, and what is new is not true \ In these desultory lectures I have sought at least to avoid what is new. I have neglected altogether...
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Journal and Proceedings, Issues 24-27

Hamilton Association for the Cultivation of Science, Literature and Art - Science - 1908
...the only man of note to say iu print a word about them ; and his comment was : " What in these papers is true is not new, and what is new is not true." In the following year, 1859, the "Origin of Species" was published. If the Linnean papers were cooly...
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