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" I was formerly a bookseller and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus: — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry and other parts of philosophy, and felt an eager desire to proceed in that way further.... "
Bright Boys, Or, Climbing the Ladder of Fame - Page 83
1896 - 291 pages
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Faraday as a Discoverer

John Tyndall - 1868 - 210 pages
...formerly a bookseller and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus : — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry...up my business, and through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to the * Faraday loved this word and employed it...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1868 - 472 pages
...quitting the Institution. and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus: — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry...six months under a disagreeable master, I gave up my buisness, and through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to...
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Notices of the Proceedings, Volume 5

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1869 - 646 pages
...was formerly a bookseller and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus: — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry...up my business, and through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution of Great Britain, in which...
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 5

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1869 - 636 pages
...formerly a bookseller and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus : — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry...journeyman for six months under a disagreeable master, 1 gave up my business, and through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical...
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Cyclopadic Science Simplified

John Henry Pepper - Chemistry - 1869 - 722 pages
...apprentice, I for amusement learned a little chemistry and other parts of philosophy, and felt an earnest desire to proceed in that way further. After being...I gave up my business, and through the interest of one Sir H. Davy filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution of Great Britain,...
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The Life and Letters of Faraday, Volume 1

Michael Faraday, Bence Jones - Physicists - 1870 - 462 pages
...turned philosopher, which happened thus : — Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little of chemistry and other parts of philosophy, and felt...a disagreeable master, I gave up my business, and, by the interest of Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution...
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Faraday as a Discoverer

John Tyndall - Chemists - 1870 - 238 pages
...was formerly a bookseller and binder, but am now turned philosopher,* which happened thus : —Whilst an apprentice, I, for amusement, learnt a little chemistry...that way further. After being a journeyman for six * Faraday loved this word and employed it to the last ; he had an intense dislike to the modern term...
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Cyclopędic science simplified

John Henry Pepper - 1877 - 764 pages
...apprentice, 1 for amusement learned a little chemistry and other parts of philosophy, and felt an earnest desire to proceed in that way further. After being...I gave up my business, and through the interest of one Sir H. Davy filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution of Great Britain,...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - Biography - 1887 - 718 pages
...become a binder of books. " I was formerly a bookseller and binder," he says in a letter to a valued friend, " but am now turned philosopher, which happened...up my business, and, through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution of Great Britain, in which...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - Biography - 1888 - 832 pages
...become a binder of books. " I was formerly a bookseller and binder," he says in a letter to a valued friend, " but am now turned philosopher, which happened...up my business, and, through the interest of a Sir H. Davy, filled the situation of chemical assistant to the Royal Institution of Great Britain, in which...
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