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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 Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ... - Page 267
edited by - 1823
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 2

1820
...seem to the world; but as to myself, I seem to hare 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 lay all undiscovered before me.' — Rnnuay. Ti not at all improbable that Sir...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 90

English literature - 1822
...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, wfaiht the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me." This assertion has...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

1820
...he died, said, ' I don't know what I may sqem to the world ; but as ta myself, I seem to hare been only like a boy playing on the sea. shore, and diverting...pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."— RAMSAY. " Hir Isaac Newton, though so deep...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...death, " I do not know what 1 mav appear to the rest of the world, but to myself 1 serin to liave been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself by now and then finding a smoother pebble, or a- prettier thell than ordinary, while the great < Icean...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 3

1820
...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...pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — UAMSAY. " Sir ISIKIC Newton, though so deep...
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820
...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, whilst the ««at ocean of truth lay all...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...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...pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.' ' ' , THE ENGLISH MONTHS. — FEBRUARY. WINTER...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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 ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — Ramsay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir...
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Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men

Joseph Spence - Authors, English - 1820 - 302 pages
...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 ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." — Ramsay. 'Tis not at all improbable that Sir...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...seem to the world ; but us to myself, I seem to have been ouly like a boy plaving on tiic 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 lay all undiscovered before me." — llamtay. 'Tis not at all improbable that...
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