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" I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth... "
The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art - Page 127
1860
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], 5. köide,1. osa

1809
...said a little before his death, «' I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy, playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, 90. köide

1822
...a little before his death, he said, ' I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, wfaiht the great...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., 4. köide

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1820
...myself, 1 fccm to have been only like a boy plaving on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now und then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell...than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay ull undiscovered before me." — liamiay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir Isaac Newton, though...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - 1820 - 302 lehte
...Newton, a little before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world; but as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - 1820 - 302 lehte
...Newton, a little before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world; but as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - 1820 - 302 lehte
...Organum, has laid down the whole method that Descartes afterwards followed.—Lord Bolingbroke. NEWTON. have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, 90. köide

1822
...world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier...than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me." This assertion has been construed, by Newton's friends, into a diffidence...
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The Inverted Scheme of Copernicus: With the Pretended Experiments Upon which ...

Bartholomew Prescot - 1822 - 216 lehte
...world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great 36 ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me." Never, I believe, did the mind of Newton form a more...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., 4. köide

John Nichols - 1822
...Isaac said a little before his death, " 1 do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy, playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself, in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1879
...of his closing days is well known : ' I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great...
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