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" ... its noblest and most important result to be a knowledge of the chain of connection, by which all natural forces are linked together, and made mutually dependent upon each other ; and it is the perception of these relations that exalts our views and... "
Companion Encyclopedia of Geography: The Environment and Humankind - Page 2
by Ian Douglas, Richard John Huggett, Mike Robinson - 2002 - 1021 pages
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Cosmos: a sketch of a physical description of the universe

Alexander von Humboldt - Astronomy - 1849
...in exalted forms of speech, worthy of bearing witness to the majesty and greatness of the creation. In considering the study of physical phenomena, not...influence on the intellectual advancement of mankind, we fiud its noblest and most important result to be a knowledge of the chain of connection, by which all...
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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...VOCABULARY, .... 402 READINGS LITERATURE AND SCIENCE. I.— NATURAL SCIENCE. IDEA OF A u KOSMOS."1 IN considering the study of physical phenomena, not...important result to be a knowledge of the chain of connexion, by which all natural forces are linked together and made mutually dependent upon each other...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853
...method of preaching well for yourself, is to preach usefully to others — MAURY. THE STUDY OP NATURE. In considering the study of physical phenomena, not...mankind, we find its noblest and most important result to he a knowledge of the chain of connection, by which all natural forces are linked together, and made...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 12

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton - Literature - 1901
...in exalted forms of speech, worthy of bearing witness to the majesty and greatness of the creation. In considering the study of physical phenomena, not...noblest and most important result to be a knowledge of (he chain of connection by which all natural forces are linked together and made mutually dependent...
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... New Complete Geography

Matthew Fontaine Maury - Arkansas - 1907 - 225 pages
...of physical geography,' to borrow the words of Humboldt, ' finds its noblest and richest reward in a knowledge of the chain of connection by which all natural forces are linked together aud made mutually dependent upon each other; and it is the perception of these relations that exalts...
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Landmarks in Western Science: From Prehistory to the Atomic Age

Peter Whitfield - Science - 1999 - 256 pages
...Agassiz's fandes sur Iesglacim, 1840. The British Library 1254.1.9. w* . V.. ' rj *-. Humboldt wrote, was 'a knowledge of the chain of connection by which all...forces are linked together and made mutually dependent on one another, and it is the perception of these relations that exalts our minds'. Humboldt inspired...
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The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of ...

Aaron Sachs - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 496 pages
...thousands of readers, Alexander himself explained: "In considering the study of physical phenomena . . . , we find its noblest and most important result to be...forces are linked together, and made mutually dependent on each other."11 Tug on one strand in the web of life, and the whole structure quivers. Unfortunately,...
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The Humboldt Current: A European Explorer and His American Disciples

Aaron Sachs - Environmentalism - 2007 - 496 pages
...thousands of readers, Alexander himself explained: "In considering the study of physical phenomena . . . , we find its noblest and most important result to be...forces are linked together, and made mutually dependent on each other."" Tug on one strand in the web of life, and the whole structure quivers. Unfortunately,...
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