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" Alas, I cannot see in the dark; nature has not furnished me with the optics of a cat. Must I pore upon mathematics? Alas, I cannot see in too much light; I am no eagle. It is very possible that two and two make four, but I would not give four farthings... "
The Quarterly Review - Seite 6
1854
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Poems and Letters

Thomas Gray - 1863 - 415 Seiten
...I pore upon mathematics ? Alas, I cannot fee in too much light ; I am no eagle. It is very poffible that two and two make four, but I would not give four farthings to demonftrate this ever fo clearly; and if thefe be the profits of life, give me the amufements of it....
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The American Journal of Education, Band 13

Henry Barnard - 1863
...«pon mathematics? Alas! I can • not see in toó much light; I am no eagle. It is very possible tbat two and two make four, but I would not give four farthings, to dçrtjonsffatjç ,th¿s ever so clearly; and if these be the profits oflifu, givo me the amusements...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

1867
...make four, but I would not give four farthings te demonstrate this ever so clearly; and if these ht the profits of life, give me the amusements of it...who inspires me with any ambition of being like him. Surely it was not this place, now Cambridge, but formerly known by the name of Babylon, that the prophet...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - 1869 - 291 Seiten
...I pore into mathematics ? Alas II cannot see in too much light. I am no eagle. It is very possible that two and two make four, but I would not give four...the profits of life, give me the amusements of it." He gave almost all his time to the languages, ancient and modem, writing a little poetry now and then....
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1873 - 408 Seiten
...such a friend. All the letter is good , but I quote only a line or two : — " It is very possible that two and "two make four, but I would not give...profits of " life, give me the amusements of it. The "peoplel behold all around me, it seems, "know all this and more, and yet I do "not know one of them...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher in English Literature

Henry Barnard - 1876 - 482 Seiten
...I pore upon mathematies? Alas, I can not see in too much light; I am no eagle. It is very possible that two and two make four, but I would not give four...the profits of life, give me the amusements of it." Yet Gray subsequently much regretted that ho had never applied his mind to the study of mathematies...
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English Pedagogy: Education, the School, and the Teacher, in English Literature

Henry Barnard - 1876 - 608 Seiten
...I pore upon mathematics? Alas, I can not see in too much light; I am no eagle. It is very possible that two and two make four, but I would not give four fartbings to demonstrate this ever so clearly ; and if these be the profits of life, give me the amusements...
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The American Journal of Education, Band 28

Henry Barnard - 1878
...that two and two make four, but I would not give tour farthings to demonstrate this ever so clenrlv ; and if these be the profits of life, give me the amusements...of it. The people I behold all around me, it seems, full of doleful creatures, and owls shall build there, and satyrs shall dimce tliere; their forts and...
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American Journal of Education, Band 28

1878
...pore upon mathematics i Alas ! I can not see in too much light; I urn no eagle. It is very possible that two and two make four, but I would not give four farthings to demonstrute this ever so clctirlv ; and ff these be the profits of life, give me the amusements of...
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Gray

Edmund Gosse - 1882 - 223 Seiten
...For such learning Gray had neither taste nor patience. " It is very possible," he writes to West, " that two and two make four, but I would not give four...the profits of life, give me the amusements of it." His account of the low condition of classic learning at Cambridge we must take with a grain of salt....
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