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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 Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools

George Merriam - Reader (Elementary) - 1841 - 300 pages
...in what they agree, and in what they differ. 4. 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

George Combe - Phrenology - 1845 - 382 pages
...in what they agree, and in what '.hey 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 Astrologer and Oracle of Destiny, a Repository of the Wonderful in ...

1845
...grovelling and base, in gaining knowledge for its own sake ; all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...common purposes of life; yet it is a pleasure — an emoyment ; while the practical uses of any science or branch ofknowlcdge are undoubtedly of the highest...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in ..., Volume 2; Volume 123

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...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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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1846 - 301 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 CONSTITUTION OF MAN.

GEORGE COMBE - 1850
...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 the Natural Laws

George Combe - Phrenology - 1851 - 129 pages
...what they agree, and in what they differ. 9. " Now all this kind of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any...palate, or any other bodily appetite ; and yet it ia so pleasing that you would give something out of your pocket to obtain it, and would forego some...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 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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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 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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Rhetorical and Literary Dissertations and Addresses

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Eloquence - 1856 - 424 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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