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" These formulae, emblematic of Omniscience, condense into a few symbols the immutable laws of the universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,... "
On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences - Page 302
by Mary Somerville - 1834 - 458 pages
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

1834
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms...of man, when he created him after his own image." —pp. 411—414. ARTICLE IX. DISCOVERIES IN CENTRAL ASIA. Travels into Bokhara; being the Account...
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The Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1834 - 356 pages
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms...velocity of the earth in its orbit. Absorbent media. Suhstances either solid, liquid, or fluid, which imbihe the rays of light and heat. Accidental colors....
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 16

1834
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms...the breast of man when He created him after His own image."—pp. 411—414. In separately considering these subjects, Mrs. Sorherville has advanced the...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 4

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1846
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...the breast of man, when he created him after his own image."t We have now reviewed, most hastily, some of the illustrations which God has given us of his...
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Walks in the Country

Chandos Leigh - 1844 - 170 pages
...Universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man when he created him after His own image." SOIURTILLK, on the Phytical Science!, p. 418. P. 37, 1. 13, 14. At market-place, in pulpitl, it the...
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On the Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1846 - 460 pages
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man when He created him after His own image. : • NOTE 1, page 2.— Diameter. A straight line passing through the center, and terminated both...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1849 - 524 pages
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man when He created him after His own image. NOTES. NOTE 1, page 2. Diameter, A straight line passing through the centre, and terminated both ways...
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The New Englander

1846
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man, when he created him after his own image, "t We have now reviewed, most hastily, some of the illustrations which God has given us of his own...
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Sociological Visions

Kai Erikson - 1997 - 295 pages
...instrument of human power [the formulae of science] itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man when He created him after His own image." The moral authority of science, in Somerville's formulation, derives from the inherently transcendent...
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Mary Somerville: Science, Illumination, and the Female Mind

Kathryn A. Neeley, Mary Somerville - 2001 - 263 pages
...universe. This mighty instrument of human power itself originates in the primitive constitution of the human mind, and rests upon a few fundamental axioms,...breast of man when He created him after His own image. (Conn 389-390) As in the other instances, tracing the mazes leads back to the Creator and to the powers...
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