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" I see I have made myself a slave to Philosophy, but if I get free of Mr Linus' business I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, except what I do for my private satisfaction or leave to come out after me. For I see a man must either resolve to put... "
MEMOIRES OF THE LIFE,WRITINGS, AND DISCOVERIES - Pagina 96
door SIR ISAAC NEWTON - 1855
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Correspondence of Sir Isaac Newton and Professor Cotes: Including Letters of ...

Isaac Newton - 1850 - 320 pagina’s
...determination that it should close the controversy. In a letter to Oldenburg (Nov. 18), he writes: " 1 see I have made myself a slave to philosophy, but if I gel free of Mr Linus's business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally ; excepting what I do...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 46

University magazine - 1855
...my own imprudence for parting with so substantial a blessing as my quiet, to run after a shadow." " I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy ; but if I get free of Mr. Linus'« business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do for my private...
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United States Magazine, Volume 3

Seba Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith - 1856
...discussion with a Dutch physician by the name of Linus, he writes as follows to one of his friends : "I see I have made myself a .slave to philosophy;...private satisfaction, or leave to come out after me." That sentence represents Sir Isaac to the life. All his pursuits were for his own private satisfaction...
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A biographical sketch of sir Isaac Newton. To which are added reports of the ...

Edmund Fillingham King - 1858
...philosophical letters that may concern me." And in another letter to Oldenburg a year afterwards, he says " I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy ; but if -I get free of Mr. Linus 's business, I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do for my private...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 12

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1861
...have made myself a slave to philosophy.'1 Once free of controversy, " I will bid adíen to philosophy eternally, excepting what I do for my private satisfaction, or leave to come ont after me." He appears at this time to hare thought of studying law, for lie found "mathematical...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 12

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1861
...have made myself a slave to philosophy.1' Once free of controversy, " I will bid adieu to philosophy eternally, excepting what I do for my private satisfaction, or leave to come out after me." He appears at this time to have thought of studying law, for he found "mathematical speculations at...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 10

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - 1895
...opponents, but he relieves his mind in the following letter to the secretary of the Royal Society: " I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy; but if I get free of this present business I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, except what I do for my private...
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A Short Account of the History of Mathematics

Walter William Rouse Ball - 1901 - 527 pagina’s
...so substantial a blessing HS my quiet to run after a shallow." Again on Nov. 18, 1676, he observes, "I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy; but, if I get rid of Mr Linus's business, I will resolutely bid ailii-u to it eternally, excepting what I do for...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 47

1855
...discussion with a Dutch physician of the name of Linus, he writes as follows to one of bis friends : — " I see I have made myself a slave to philosophy ; but if I u'et free of Mr. Linus's business I will resolutely bid adieu to it eternally, excepting what I do...
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The Confidence of British Philosophers: An Essay in Historical Narrative

Arthur Quinn - 1977 - 289 pagina’s
...withdrawal, Newton regained his resolve to give up public philosophising. "I will resolutely bid adew to it eternally excepting what I do for my private satisfaction or leave to come out after me." Newton did not publish again for over a decade. (It was, moreover, twenty five years before he published...
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