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" is to inspire the love of truth, of wisdom, of beauty — especially of goodness, the highest beauty — and of that supreme and eternal Mind, which contains all truth and wisdom, all beauty and goodness. By the love or delightful contemplation and pursuit... "
Mechanism of the Heavens - Page vi
by Mary Somerville - 1831 - 621 pages
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On the Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1846 - 496 pages
...goodness, the highest beauty — and of that supreme and eternal Mind, which contains all truth aud wisdom, all beauty and goodness. By the love or delightful...appointed for all those who are capable of them." Astronomy affords the most extensive example of the connection of the physical sciences. In it are...
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On the Connection of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1846 - 496 pages
...inspire the love of truth, of wisdom, of beauty — especially of goodness, the highest baauty — and of that supreme and eternal Mind, which contains...man is raised from low and perishable objects, and prepai.ed for those high destinies which are appointed for all those who are capable of them." Astronomy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 1

Sir James Mackintosh - 1846 - 614 pages
...contemplation and pursuit of these transcendant aims for their own sake only, he represented the mind of man as raised from low and perishable objects, and prepared...which are appointed for all those who are capable of enjoying them. The application to moral qualities of terms which denote outward beauty, though by him...
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On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences

Mary Somerville - 1849 - 568 pages
...admiration of whatever is great and noble ; accomplishing the object of all study, which, in the eloquent language of Sir James Mackintosh, " is to inspire...appointed for all those who are capable of them." Astronomy affords the most extensive example of the connection of the physical sciences. In it are...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851 - 420 pages
...and eternal Mind, which contains all truth and wisdom, all beauty and goodness." By the love or the delightful contemplation and pursuit of these transcendent...from low and perishable objects, and prepared for these high -destinies which are appointed for all those who are capable of them. The heavens afford...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 1

Sir James Mackintosh, Robert James Mackintosh - 1854 - 898 pages
...contemplation and pursuit of these transcendant aims for their own sake only, he represented the mind of man as raised from low and perishable objects, and prepared...which are appointed for all those who are capable of enjoying them. The application to moral qualities of terms which denote outward beauty, though by him...
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Miscellaneous Works

Sir James Mackintosh - 1858 - 616 pages
...contemplation and pursuit of these transcendent aims for their own sake only, he represented the mind of man as raised from low and perishable objects, and prepared for those high destinies which are aj>pointed for all those who are capable of enjoying them. The application to moral qualities of terms...
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Sunshine and Shadows; Or, Sketches of Thought, Philosophic and Religious

William Benton Clulow - 1863 - 414 pages
...contemplation and pursuit of these transcendant aims for their own sake only, he represented the mind of man as raised from low and perishable objects, and prepared...appointed for all those who are capable of them." " His works," he afterwards asserts, " are the storehouse from which moralists have from age to age...
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The History of the Borough, Castle, and Barony of Alnwick, Volume 2

George Tate - 1866 - 528 pages
...the works of creation, for their own sake only,' sap the accomplished and profound Mrs. Somervillo, " the mind of man is raised from low and perishable...appointed for all those who are capable of them." 1850.—This simple record of the proceedings for the year gone by shews, that the society has been...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 404 pages
...noble ; accomplishing the object of all study, which, in the elegant language of Sir James Macintosh, "is to inspire the love of truth, of wisdom, of beauty,...appointed for all those who are capable of them." SOMERVILLE. Connection of the Scienees, Introduction. THE CHARM OF EARLY ASSOCIATIONS. As the stern...
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