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Page 352 - German dialect of the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth century.
Page 411 - ... draw back attention to the sources of knowledge which had been unwisely neglected, to discover other sources which were yet almost untouched, and to animate men in the undertaking, by a prospect of the vast advantages which it offered. In the development of this plan, all the leading portions of science are expounded in the most complete shape which they had at that time assumed ; and improvements of a very wide and striking kind are proposed in some of the principal of these departments.
Page 338 - This was all right and satisfactory for a while ; but presently it appeared that the earth was not the centre of the universe, and that...
Page 412 - Thus their work, however imperfect and faulty, judged by modern lights, it may have been, brought them face to face with all the leading aspects of the many-sided mind of man. For these studies did really contain, at any rate in embryo, sometimes it may be in caricature, what we now call philosophy, mathematical and physical science, and art.
Page 413 - Locorum, is a species of physical geography. I have found in it considerations on the dependence of temperature concurrently on latitude and elevation, and on the effect of different angles of incidence of the sun's rays in heating the ground, which have excited my surprise.'* Jourdain, another modern critic, says, ' whether we consider him as a theologian or a philosopher.
Page 410 - The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
Page 390 - Art thou He that art to come, or look we for another ? And Jesus making answer said to them : Go and relate to John what you have heard and seen. The blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead rise again, the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Page 409 - These are: first, trust in inadequate authority ; second, the force of custom, which leads men to accept too unquestioningly what has been accepted before their time ; third, the placing of confidence in the opinion of the inexperienced ; and fourth, the hiding of one's own ignorance with the parade of a superficial wisdom.
Page 415 - ... or crew, sped swiftly to the remotest ends of earth, bringing back merchandise. Next, paddle-wheels descend from Roman days. In the thirteenth century Roger Bacon, from his experiments with gunpowder, glimpsed the internal combustion engine, and the means of fulfilling the Homeric desire. He wrote "Art can construct instruments of navigation such that the largest vessels, governed by a single man, will traverse rivers and seas more rapidly than if they were filled with oarsmen.