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" If you see another instrument or animal, in some respects like, but differing in other particulars, you find it pleasing to compare them together, and to note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure... "
The London Magazine - Page 560
1827
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The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects

George Combe - Human beings - 1835 - 382 pages
...Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to nny of the common purposes of life; yet it is a pleasure — an enjoyment. You are nothing the richer for ityou do not gratify your palate, or any other, bodily appetite; and yet it is so pleasing that you...
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The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects

George Combe - Ethics - 1836 - 382 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...gratify your palate, or any other bodily appetite ; ai A. yet it is so pleasing that you would give something out of your pocket to obtain it, and would...
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Lord Brougham on Education

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Education - 1839 - 91 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...give something out of your pocket to obtain it, and forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived from science is exactly of the like...
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Opinions on Politics, Theology, &c

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Political science - 1839
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any of the common purposes of life; yet it is a pleasure—an enjoyment. You are nothing the richer for it; you do not gratify your palate, or any...
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The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects

George Combe - Phrenology - 1840 - 110 pages
...note in what they agree and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of grati¿cation is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...is so pleasing that you would give something out of yonr pocket to obtain it, and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived...
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The Constitution of Man

George Combe - Character - 1841 - 436 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...would forego some bodily enjoyment for .its sake. The pleasure derived from science is exactly of the like nature, or, rather, it is the very same.'*...
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Opinions of Lord Brougham: On Politics, Theology, Law, Science, Education ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1841 - 360 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived from science is exactly of the like nature, or rather it is the very same. For...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Henry Lord Brougham: To which is ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1841
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived from science is exactly of the like nature, or, rather, it is the very same. For...
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The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects: With an ...

George Combe - Phrenology - 1841 - 412 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The pleasure derived from science is exactly of the like nature, or rather it is the very same.'* This...
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The Constitution of Man Considered in Relation to External Objects

George Combe - Human beings - 1841 - 111 pages
...note in what they agree, and in what they ditfer. Now, all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...life : yet it is a pleasure — an enjoyment. You arc nothing the richer for it ; you do not gratify your palate, or any other hodily appetite ; and...
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