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" He was not ignorant," says Abulpharagius, " that those are the elect of God, his best and most useful servants, whose lives are devoted to the improvement of their intellectual faculties. The mean ambition of the Chinese, or the Turks, may glory in the... "
The Family Library (Harper). - Page 115
1842
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Universal History Americanised, Or, An Historical View of the World from the ...

David Ramsay - World history - 1819
...their rational faculties; and that the teachers of wisdom are the true luminaries and legislators of a world which, without their aid, would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." The zeal and curiosity of Almamon were imitated by succeeding princes of the line of Abbas; their rivals,...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1835 - 456 pages
...make themselves masters of the rare wisdom which had exalted the countrymen of Plato and Euclid. " He was not ignorant," says Abulpharagius, " that those...Africa, who now deemed it an honour to become the patrons of the learned. The emirs of provinces were smitten with a similar emulation, and science met...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1837 - 343 pages
...make themselves masters of the rare wisdom which had exalted the countrymen of Plato and Euclid. " He was not ignorant," says Abulpharagius, " that those...author remarks, that, " II (Abdoulrahman) finit sa lettre, par re"presenter a ce prince qu'il nedevoit plus s'attendre & rece voir des tributs de 1'Afrique...
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History and Present Condition of the Barbary States: Comprehending a View of ...

Michael Russell - Africa, North - 1842 - 343 pages
...make themselves masters of the rare wisdom which had exalted the countrymen of Plato and Euclid. " He was not ignorant," says Abulpharagius, " that those...author remarks, that, " II (Abdoulrahman) finit sa lettre, parr4presenter a ce prince qu'il ne devoit plus s'attendre a rece voir <!es tributs de 1'Afrique...
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Dwight's American Magazine, Volume 2

Theodore Dwight - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...countrymen of Plato and Euclid. "He was not ignorant," says Abulpharagius, " that those are the elect f God, his best and most useful servants, whose lives...would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." The ardor of Almamoun extended itself to the Fatimites ol Africn, who now dinned it an honor to become...
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The history and heroes of the art of medicine

John Rutherfurd Russell - 1861
...their rational faculties." . . . "The teachers of wisdom are the true luminaries and legislators of a world which, without their aid, would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." ' Acting on this belief, the wise ruler used his influence in founding schools and collecting libraries...
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History of the conflict between religion and science

John William Draper - 1875
...their rational faculties ; that the teachers of wisdom are the true luminaries and legislators of this world, which, without their aid, would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." After the example of the medical college of Cairo, other medical colleges required their students to...
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Arabian poetry for English readers, ed. with notes by W.A. Clouston

Arabian poetry - 1881
...of their rational faculties. . . The teachers of wisdom are the true luminaries and legislators of a world which without their aid would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." About this period also were erected at Bagdad and Damascus observatories for the study of astronomy....
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Arabian Poetry for English Readers

William Alexander Clouston - Arabic poetry - 1881 - 473 pages
...of their rational faculties. . . The teachers of wisdom are the true luminaries and legislators of a world which without their aid would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." About this period also were erected at Bagdad and Damascus observatories for the study of astronomy....
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Seventy-fifth anniversary of the organization of the Franklin Institute ...

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) - Technology & Engineering - 1900 - 274 pages
...their rational faculties ; the teachers of wisdom who are the true luminaries and legislators of this world, which, without their aid, would again sink into ignorance and barbarism." * Gibbon. Professional schools were organized ; that at Cairo setting the example of stringent entrance-requirements...
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