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" ... that central thread of common sense on which the pearls of analytical research are invariably strung; but which, by the attention the latter claim for themselves, is often concealed from the eye of the gazer, and not always disposed in the straightest... "
Astronomy - Page xvi
by sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
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The Electrical Review, Volume 28

Electric engineering - 1891
...to encumber the pages with algebraic or geometrical symbols, to place under his reader's attention that central thread of common sense on which the pearls...analytical research are invariably strung, but which the attention that algebraic symbols claim for themselves too often conceals from the eye of the gazer."...
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 57

Science - 1849
...expressive and beautiful figure — an attempt will be made to seize upon and exhibit, in so far as may be, that " central thread of common sense, on which the...pearls of analytical research are invariably strung."* In pursuance of the object thus indicated, a definite arrangement will be made of the several topics...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 6

Naval art and science - 1837
...became necessary in the enquiry to present the " rationale of facts, arguments, and processes," and " to place under his inspection that central thread...pearls of analytical research are invariably strung." ARGONAUT. NAVAL PATENTS AND PATENTEES. — PERING'S ANCHOR. To the Editor of the Nautical Magazine....
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Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1833 - 422 pages
...theoretical astronomy shall find consigned the minute description of methods of observation, or the formula he requires prepared to his hand, or their demonstrations...of common sense on which the pearls of analytical researth are invariably strung ; but which, by the attention the latter claim for themselves, is often...
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A Treatise on Astronomy

John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1835 - 396 pages
...the mere ultimate rationale of facts, arguments, and processes ; and, ill all cases of matheB matical application, avoiding whatever would tend to encumber...are invariably strung ; but which, by the attention tfie latter claim for themselves, is often concealed from the eye of the gazer, and not always disposed...
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Greece as a Kingdom Or a Statistical Description of that Country, from the ...

Frederick Strong - Greece - 1842 - 404 pages
...encumber its pages with algebraic or geometrical Nymbola, to place under the inspection of the student that central thread 'of common sense on which the pearls of analytical research art. invariably strung. KATER X LARDNER ON MECHANICS. A Treatise on Mechanics. By Capt. KATER and Dr....
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The Hand-book of Taste; Or, how to Observe Works of Art, Especially Cartoons ...

Fabius PICTOR (pseud.) - Aesthetics - 1843 - 135 pages
...encuinher its pages with algebraic or geometrical symbols, to place under tho inspection of the student that central thread of common sense on which the pearls of analytical research are invariably strung. KATER & LARDNER ON MECHANICS. A Treatise on Mechanics. By Capt. KATEH and Dr. LARrINER. New Edition....
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The hand-book of taste or, How to observe works of art

Fabius Pictor (pseud.) - 1843
...encumber its pages with algebraic or geometrical svmbols, to place under the inspection of the student that central thread of common sense on which the pearls of analytical research are invariably strung. KATER X LARDNER ON MECHANICS. A Treatise on Mechanics. By Capt. KATER and Dr. LARDNER. New Edition....
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The British Magazine, Volume 25

1844
...attention bestowed upon " that central thread of common sense," as Sir John Herschel has expressed it, " on which the pearls of analytical research are invariably...convenient form to follow by those who string them." — (Treatise on Astronomy, p. 8.) Nor is it with regard to the superintendence of the education of...
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Preliminary Discourse on the State of Natural Philosophy

John Frederick William Herschel - Physics - 1845 - 372 pages
...encumber its pages with algebraic or geometrical symbols, to place under the inspeition nf ih* student that central thread of common sense on which the pearls of analytical research aii invariably strung. KATER & LARDNER ON MECHANICS. A Treatise on Mechanics. By Capt. KATER and Dr....
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