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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 R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 7

Education - 1861 - 526 pages
...composition, I acknoivlcdge .. , ш. ъ л , /-i I nual fees ; an honor which had been conferred that I was afraid to put it to the press ; and for...fears still. But having the pleasure to find that my first work was not ill received, I was emboldened to go on, in publishing my Astronomy, Mechanical...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865 - 594 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 tlie public ; and its ingenious author afterwards followed it up...
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Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S.: In a Brief Autobiographical Account, and ...

James Ferguson, Ebenezer Henderson - Astronomers - 1867 - 534 pages
...tiw Moon's turning round her own Axis, bg James Ferguson. London : Printed for the AuOurr, and had grammatical education, nor time to study the rules...for the same cause, I ought to have the same fears stills3 But having the pleasure to find that this, my first work, was not ill received,s4 I was emboldened...
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Life of James Ferguson, F.R.S.: In a Brief Autobiographical Account, and ...

James Ferguson, Ebenezer Henderson - Astronomers - 1870 - 550 pages
...upon the Moon's turning round ker own Axis, by Jama Peryuton. London: Printed for the Author, and had grammatical education, nor time to study the rules...for the same cause, I ought to have the same fears still83 But having the pleasure to find that this, my first work, was not ill received,84 I was emboldened...
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The Great and Eccentric Characters of the World, Their Lives and Their Deeds ...

Biography - 1877 - 814 pages
...This work was very favourably received by the public ; though the author modestly says of it, — " Having never had a grammatical education, nor time...same cause, I ought to have the same fears still." In 1748, he began to give lectures on astronomy and mechanics, and with such success, that he at length...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1847 - 534 pages
...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...the pleasure to find that this my first work was not il received, I was emboldened to go on in publishing my ' Astronomy,' ' Mechanical Lectures,' ' Tables...
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