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" I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light. "
A history of England in the lives of Englishmen - Página 398
por George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volumen16

James Anderson - 1793
...was endowed above other men! I keep, (said he,) my subject constantly before mer and wait patiently till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light." What an encouragement is here to the attentive and inquisitive mind, and how much ought we to rub\up...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 páginas
...rather than any extraordinary sagacity, which he was endowed with above other men. " 1 keep," says he " the subject constantly before me, and wait till...by little and little, into a full and clear light." Hence it is that we are able to account for the great abhorrence he had to disputing upon these points;...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volumen7

John Aikin - 1808
...thought, than to any extraordinary sagacity. "I keep the subject constantly before me," said he, " and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light. It is said of him, that whenever he had any mathematical problems or solutions in his mind, he would...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer
...thought, rather than any extraordinary sagacity which he was endowed with above other men. " I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, but little and little, into a full and clear light." The readiness of his inventions made him not think...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...worthy of notice, it was owing to patient industry of thinking, rather than to extraordinary sagacity above other men. " I keep," said he, " the subject...by little and little, into a full and clear light," Unvarying and unwearied attention, indeed, to any object, will in time accomplish great things; but...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...worth notice was owing rather to a patience of thought, than to any extraordinary sagacity.' " I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the...by little and little, into a full and clear light." When engaged in any mathematical meditation, he would occasionally sit on the side of his bed halfdressed...
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Studies in history; containing the history of England, from its ..., Volumen2

Thomas Morell - 1821
...myself in my researches to keep the subject constantly " before me, and wait, till the first davvnings open slowly, " by little and little, into a full and clear light." But that which reflects the highest honour on this great and good man is, that amidst all the consciousness...
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The Methodist Review, Volumen5

1822
...than to any native of superiority of mind ; for (added he) I accustom myself in my researches to keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the...by little and little into a full and clear light." He told Dr. Pearce " that he had spent thirty years at intervals in reading over all the authors, or...
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 páginas
...attributing any thing to extraordinary ahilities, but all to patience and industry. He used to say, "I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the...by little and little, into a full and clear light. When involved in abstruse problems, he was wholly lost to the common concerns of life, and would go...
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - 1825 - 272 páginas
...extraordinary sagacity which he was endowed with above other men. " I keep the subject," says he, " constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a clear light." There was, no doubt, a good deal of truth in this account of the way in which he made...
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