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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 - 1860 - 405 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...appetite ; and yet it is so pleasing that you would give some' thing out of your pocket to obtain it, and would forego some bodily enjoyment for its sake. The...
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the constitution of man

george combe - 1860
...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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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Men of letters of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...of gratification is of a pure and disinterested nature, and has no reference to any of the coinmon purposes of life ; yet it is a pleasure — an enjoyment....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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Works of Henry Lord Brougham ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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...for it ; you do not gratify your palate or any other hodily appetite ; and yet it is so pleasing, that you would give something out of your pocket to obtain...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Issue 6

Blackie and son, ltd - 1880
...and to note in what they agree, and in what they differ. Now all this 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 other...
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The Book-lover's Enchiridion: Thoughts on the Solace and Companionship of ...

Alexander Ireland - Books and reading - 1884 - 492 pages
...and base, in gaining knowledge for its own sake. . . . 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 book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos ...

Book-lover - 1884
...and base, in gaining knowledge for its own sake. . . . 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

George Combe - Human beings - 1888 - 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...enjoyment. You are nothing the richer for it; you dc not gratify your palate, or any other bodily appetite; and yet it is so pleasing that you would...
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