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" 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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. "
The Dayspring - Página 87
1872
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - 1892 - 1104 páginas
...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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Precisely the same simile may be found in Justus Lipsius (see ¿Votes and...
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Select Extracts from "Friends' Religious and Moral Almanac."

Friends' Religious And Moral Almanac - 1893
...world, but as to myself, I seem to have been like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier...than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." —»+.»- » True worship requires a considerable degree of abstraction om...
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Evolution and Man's Place in Nature

Henry Calderwood - 1893 - 349 páginas
...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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' 2 This is the utterance of a great thinker, of an instructor of the whole...
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London Up to Date

George Augustus Sala - 1894 - 378 páginas
...congratulated on the imperishable service which he had rendered to science, modestly likened himself to a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting himself...than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before him. I have not the slightest pretensions to scientific knowledge of any kind,...
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Cyclopædia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volumen7

John McClintock - 1894
...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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me" (Turner, Cvlltctiont relative to the Town of Grtmlhtm). But while he thus contrasted...
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Homiletic Review, Volumen28

1894
...myself I appear only as a boy playing upon the seashore, and diverting myself by now and then finding a pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lies all undiscovered around me. " The knowledge possessed by men like Plato, Newton, and Sir William...
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Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1897 - 406 páginas
...world; but to myself 1 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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." Other examples are: — " A fellow that makes no figure in company, and has...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1897
...himself "like a boy playing on the sea-shore, diverting himself in now and then rinding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before him." are significant of his habitual humility and reverence. His soul was childlike...
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John Keble's Parishes: A History of Hursley and Otterbourne

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1898 - 234 páginas
...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, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." A very curious relic of Sir Isaac survives in the garden at Cranbury Park,...
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Mind, Volumen2

1898
...have been only a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself by now and then finding a smooth pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.—Sir Isaac Newton. BY ELIZABETH J. WAEEEN. Lock fast the lower doors, Ascend...
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