first: the uncertain, unsettled condition of this science
of Cetology is in the very vestibule attested by the fact, that in some quarters it still remains a moot point whether a whale be a fish.
When one comes to the ultra-modern profession of advertising," responded Schliemann--"the science
of persuading people to buy what they do not want--he is in the very center of the ghastly charnel house of capitalist destructiveness, and he scarcely knows which of a dozen horrors to point out first.
By long years of patient industry and reading of the newspapers--for what are the libraries of science
but files of newspapers--a man accumulates a myriad facts, lays them up in his memory, and then when in some spring of his life he saunters abroad into the Great Fields of thought, he, as it were, goes to grass like a horse and leaves all his harness behind in the stable.
I couldn't get that out of my con- science
, no how nor no way.
If it isn't a science
, and one of the greatest of them too, I don't know what its other name ought to be.
You had not enough of the artist's skill and science
to give it full being: yet the drawings are, for a school- girl, peculiar.
By one of those strange caprices of Nature, which science
leaves still unexplained, the youngest of Mr.
If I could have been inspired with a knowledge of the science
of navigation, taken the command of a fast-sailing expedition, and gone round the world on a triumphant voyage of discovery, I think I might have considered myself completely suited.
O Sacred, Wise, and Wisdom-giving Plant, Mother of Science
, Now I feel thy Power Within me cleere, not onely to discerne Things in thir Causes, but to trace the wayes Of highest Agents, deemd however wise.
The professor-inventor, who had thus rescued the tiny foundling of science
, was a young Scottish American.
He is eighteen years of age; he has been for six at Salamanca studying Latin and Greek, and when I wished him to turn to the study of other sciences
I found him so wrapped up in that of poetry (if that can be called a science
) that there is no getting him to take kindly to the law, which I wished him to study, or to theology, the queen of them all.
I was thus led to take the liberty of judging of all other men by myself, and of concluding that there was no science
in existence that was of such a nature as I had previously been given to believe.