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" Having never had a grammatical education, nor time to study the rules of just composition, I acknowledge that I was afraid to put it to the press ; and for the same cause, I ought to have the same fears still. "
Ferguson's Lectures on Select Subjects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics ... - Page xlii
by James Ferguson - 1814
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Agriculture - 1806 - 652 pages
...method of doing it. " In the year 1747 I published a dissertation on the phenomena of the harvest moon, with the description of a new orrery, in which there...that this my first work was not ill received, I was emboldeued to go on in publishing my Astronomy, 460 ÍAKFFíHIRE. ffTftroD. Mechanical Lectures, Tables,...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 68

English literature - 1806 - 1016 pages
...я gram grammatical education, nor time to stuoy the rules of just composition, I ackuowledge that 1 was afraid to put it to the press; and, for the same cause, 1 ought to have the same fears still. Cut fcavmg the pleasure to find that this my first work was not...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 6

Autobiographies - 1830 - 312 pages
...harvest-moon, wilh the description of a new orrery, in which there are only four wheels. But having never had grammatical education, nor time to study the rules...fears still. But having the pleasure to find that " Select Mechanical Exercises," my first work, was not ill received, I was emboldened to go on, in...
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Journal of a Voyage from London to Savannah in Georgia

George Whitefield - 1830 - 316 pages
...harvest-moon, with the description of a new orrery, in which there are only four wheels. But having never had grammatical education, nor time to study the rules...fears still. But having the pleasure to find that "Select Mechanical Exercises," my first work, was not ill received, I was emboldened to go on, in publishing...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 452 pages
...of a new Orrery, having only four wheels. Of this work he says, with his characteristic modesty, " Having never had a grammatical education, nor time...same cause I ought to have the same fears still." It was, however, well received by. the public; and its ingenious author afterwards followed it up by...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 440 pages
...of a new Orrery, having only four wheels. Of this work he says, with his characteristic modesty, " Having never had a grammatical education, nor time...same cause, I ought to have the same fears still." It was, however, well received by the public ; and its ingenious author afterwards followed it up by...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Art - 1834 - 602 pages
...it, — "Having never had a grammatical education, nor time to study the rules of just composition, 1 acknowledge that I was afraid to put it to the press...same cause, I ought to have the same fears still." In 174S, he began to give lectures on astronomy and mechanics, and with such success, that he at length...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 492 pages
...of a new Orrery, having only four wheels. Of this work he says, with his characteristic modesty, " Having never had a grammatical education, nor time...same cause, I ought to have the same fears still." It was, however, well received by the public ; and its ingenious author afterwards followed it up by...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 1

Self-culture - 1840
...of a new Orrery, having only four wheels. Of this work he says, with his characteristic modesty, " Having never had a grammatical education, nor time...same cause, I ought to have the same fears still." It was, however, well received by the public ; and its ingenious author afterward followed it up by...
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Self-reliance; a book for young men, by the author of 'A book for mothers'.

Charlotte Eliza Sargeant - 1852 - 234 pages
...constructed. He put this book forth very modestly. " Having never had a grammatical education,'" he says, " nor time to study the rules of just composition, I...acknowledge that I was afraid to put it to the press." It was well received, however, by the public, as were also other works which soon followed from the...
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