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... since the name of God ought to be sanctified in all places and at all times,
whether by miraculous events, or by the common order of nature. This fallacy
might perhaps be more specious, if the Scripture did not apprize us of the
legitimate end ...
... cleared away by most transparent proofs. So, influenced by these advisors and
this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had
long besought me to do. But perhaps Your Holiness will not so much wonder that
But perhaps Your Holiness will not so much wonder that I have ventured to
publish these studies of mine, after having taken such pains in elaborating them
that I have not hesitated to commit to writing my views of the motion of the Earth, ...
... I may be perhaps encoraged to frame the other part of polliticke vertues in his
person, after that hee came to be king. To some, I know, this methode will seeme
displeasaunt, which had rather have good discipline delivered plainly in way of ...
Most Gracious and Mighty King, OUR Majesty may perhaps accuse me of larceny
, having stolen from your affairs so much time as was re- quired for this work. I
know not what to say for myself. For of time there can be no restitution, unless it
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
The books that started it all for me - I started a vigorous campaign of self-education when I was in freshman year of high-school by reading all of these. It took well over a year, but I managed to ... Leer comentario completo
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First inspired by Emerson's observation about the sheer volume of volumes available to read ("There are 850,000 volumes in the Imperial Library at Paris. If a man were to read industriously from dawn ... Leer comentario completo