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  • If I wished a boy to know something about the arts and sciences, for instance, I would not pursue the common course, which is merely to send him into the neighborhood of some professor, where anything is professed and practised but the art of life;--to survey the world through a telescope or a microscope, and never with his natural eye; to study chemistry, and not learn how his bread is made, or mechanics, and not learn how it is earned; to discover new satellites to Neptune, and not detect the motes in his eyes, or to what vagabond he is a satellite himself; or to be devoured by the monsters that swarm all around him, while contemplating the monsters in a drop of vinegar.
  • Sirius is beyond Neptune, so it must be outside somewhere. Indeed, it
  • Is a good deal further off than Neptune; so I try at the edge of the
  • A little difficulty; from Uranus and Neptune the different regions on
  • From Jupiter, or Neptune--there ought to be no mistake about the

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