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" ... less than a mite, or to compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures in his mind adjusted to such extraordinary degrees of grandeur or minuteness. "
The Microscope: Its History, Construction, and Applications ... - Page 400
by Jabez Hogg - 1854 - 440 pages
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million ; and he will quickly jfind that he has no different measures in his mind, adjusted...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it: our reason can pursue a particle...
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The contemplative philosopher: or, Short essays on the various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...compare, in his thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth with that of a million ; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...grandeur or minuteness. The understanding, indeed, open* 1 Spectator, No. 420. 263 The Contemplative Philosopher. NO. xXXI?. an infinite space on every...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million; and he will quickJy find that he has no different measures in his mind,...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it; our reason can pursue a particle,...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...to compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth with that of a million; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it ; our reason can pursue a particle...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million ; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it ; our reason can pursue a particle...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 8

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...compare, in his" thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it: our reason can pursue apavticle...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 8

Spectator - 1832
...compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...infinite space on every side of us; but the imagination, alter a few faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...grandeur or minuteness. The understanding, indeed, opens i an infinite space on every side of us; but the imagination, after a few faint efforts, is immediately...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 7-8

Spectator The - 1853
...compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it: our reason can pursue a particle...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1854
...compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million ; and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it: our reason can pursue a particle...
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