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" le plus riche de tous les savans; et probablement aussi, le plus savant de tous les riches. "
Journal of the Chemical Society - Page 565
by Chemical Society (Great Britain) - 1900
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Magasin encyclopédique: ou Journal des sciences, des ..., Volume 3; Volume 72

1810 - 556 pages
...qui se montoit à plus de cent mille écus de vente; de sorte que M. Cavendish se trouva de beaucoup le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches. Alors ses pareus reconnoissanl son mérite , voulurent se rapprocher de lui, mais il ne changea nullement...
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Mercure de France, Volume 41

1810 - 600 pages
...se montait à plus de cent mille écus de rente j en sortt» que M. Cavendish se trouva de beaucoup le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches. Alors ses parens reconnaissant son mérite, voulurent se rapprocher de lui , mais il ne changea nullement...
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The Life of the Hon. Henry Cavendish: Including Abstracts of His More ...

George Wilson - 1851 - 478 pages
...was further, immensely wealthy ; so wealthy indeed, that, as M. Biot epigrammatically puts it, he was "le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi, le plus savant de tous les riches."* Nevertheless, his biographers cannot so much as agree upon the country of his birth, although his death...
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The Riches that Bring No Sorrow

Erskine Neale - 1852 - 236 pages
...scientific relative his heir, and left him the whole.* He thus became, as M. Biot wittily expresses it, " le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches." How he slumbered over the mighty trust reposed in him, may be gathered from the following statement....
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Dissertation Sixth: Exhibiting a General View of the Progress of ...

James David Forbes - 1856 - 201 pages
...light. M. Biot's epigrammatic description of him will probably long remain applicable, — " II était le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches." This isolation of interest was doubtless due, quite (602.) as much to a constitutionally morbid temperament,...
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Revue des deux mondes, Volume 35

1879
...mourut âgé de soixante-dix-sept ans, une fortune de 30 millions. Gavendish était ainsi « le.plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches. » Gavendish avait reçu de Hyde Wollaston un appareil que ce dernier tenait lui-même, par voie d'héritage,...
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Essays in Historical Chemistry

Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe - 1894 - 381 pages
...aristocrats, and hoth, from being poor, became very rich: Cavendish, indeed, was, as M. Biot has said, " le plus riche de tous les savans et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches." But here the resemblance ends : in character, temperament, and genius, in everything that constitutes...
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Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, Volume 81

1900 - 440 pages
...facts, or of drawing any correa inferences from them. Cavendish, "le plus riche de tous les > savane et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches,"...chemical pursuits, and it must ever remain doubtful bow far he gave in his adhesion to the new doârine to which his own cardinal discovery so largely...
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The Observatory

1908
...of money, he was unable to use it. He died worth £ 1,15 7,000, and Biot epigrammatic-ally calls him "Le plus riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches." Many anecdotes are related of his oddities, his shyness in the presence of men, and his hatred of women....
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The Observatory

1908
...money, he was unable to use it. He died worth ±1,157,000, and Biot epigramnmtically calls him "Le phls riche de tous les savans, et probablement aussi le plus savant de tous les riches." Many anecdotes are related of his oddities, his shyness in the presence of men, and his hatred of women....
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