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" I do not know what I may appear to the 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 shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 53
1822
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820
...Isaac NeWibn, a littte before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to th'e world ; but; as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then miding asmoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

1820
...Sir Issue Newton, a little before he died, said, < I don't know what I may seem to the world ; but as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sen. shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a. smoother pebble or a prettier shell than...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...ISAAC NEWTON, a" little before he died, said, ' I don't know what 1 may seem to the world ; but, as 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 shell than...
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The Inverted Scheme of Copernicus: With the Pretended Experiments Upon which ...

Bartholomew Prescot - Astronomy - 1822 - 216 pages
...professed admirers would persuade the world to believe. We are informed by his particular friend Mr. Conduit, that a little before his death he said, "...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 shell than...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 5

Methodist Church - 1822
...little child." Sir Isaac, it is reported, a little before he died said, " I do not know what I seem to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, arrd diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823
...Sir Isaac Newton, a little before he died, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world, but, as 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 shell than...
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Essay on instinct, and its physical and moral relations

Thomas Hancock - 1824
...himself and his discoveries in Natural Philosophy. " I dont know what I may seem to the world, but, as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the ma-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Oxford Entertaining Miscellany, Or, Weekly Magazine ..., Volume 1

1824
...Sir I. Newton, shortly before his death, said, " I don't know what I may seem to the world, but, as to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now $nd then finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary,...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1880
...tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment, than for thee." 'ffcrto fot Rtoto in part." f"I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seein to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting himself with now and then...
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The Catholic miscellany and monthly repository of information, Volume 2

...of Sir Isaac Newton. — "1 do not know," said the great philosopher, a little before his death, " what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem to be only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother...
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