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" One of the most delightful treats which science affords us is the knowledge of the extraordinary powers with which the human mind is endowed. No man, until he has studied philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted... "
Selections from the Speeches and Writings of the Right Honourable Henry ... - Page 143
by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1832 - 259 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 46

1827
...philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted his understanding, the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths of Astronomy, we are first...
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The Pamphleteer, Volumes 27-28

Great Britain - 1826
...his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths o/ Astronomy, we are first of all lost in the feeling...immense space, and of the comparative insignificance of tins globe and its inhabitants. But there soon arises a sense of gratification and of new wonder at...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 27

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1826
...philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted his understanding, the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths of Astronomy, we are first...
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A discourse of the objects, advantages, and pleasures of science [by H.P ...

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1827
...philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted hrs understanding, the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths of Astronomy, we are first...
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Library of Useful Knowledge: Natural philosophy, Volume 1

Physics - 1829
...can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence lias fitted his understanding — the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...Astronomy, we are first of all lost in the feeling oí immense space, and of the comparative insignificance of this globe and its inhabitants. But there...
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Lion, Volume 3

1829
...the great things for which Providence lias fitted his understanding; the extraordinary disproportion there is between his natural strength, and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from these powers." It is an absence of this tact for philosophical researches into...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 3

Education - 1828
...and tho force which he derives from these powers. When we survey tho marvellous truths of Astrouomy, we are first of all lost in the feeling of immense...at perceiving how so insignificant a creature has 42 SELF IMPROVEMENT FOR ADULTS. been able to reach such a knowledge of the unbounded system of the...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 10

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1830
...tbe groat things for which Providence has fitted his understanding, the extraordinary disproportion there is between his natural strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from these powers." — MB. BROUGHAM. ELLIOTT'S DOUBLE-ACTING ROTARY AIR-PUMP. TOI/....
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted his understanding, the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths of Astronomy, we are first...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...philosophy, can have a just idea of the great things for which Providence has fitted his understanding, the extraordinary disproportion which there is between...strength and the powers of his mind, and the force which he derives from those powers. When we survey the marvellous truths of Astronomy, we are first...
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