The principal feature of Klaproth's erudition was the vastness of the field which it embraced.
One moment, he was a speck of nothing in this vastness that defined his insignificance; another, this whole world was his.
Do you ever ponder the vastness of the universe?
Vast and various as the work of Voltaire is, its vastness and variety are of the essence of its writer's peculiar quality.
This view ignores that man has ideals of absolute value, truth, beauty, goodness, that he consciously communes with the God who is in all, and through all, and over all, that it is his mind which recognizes the vastness of the universe and thinks its universal law, and that the mind which perceives and conceives cannot be less, but must be greater than the object of its knowledge and thought.