Alexander von Humboldt Quote

Since scientific knowledge, although frequently blended with vague and superficial views, has been more extensively diffused through wider circles of social life, apprehensions of the possible evils threatened by comets have acquired more weight, as their direction has become more definite.


Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe (Volume 1) - Aerolites (p. 110), Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1869

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Since scientific knowledge, although frequently blended with vague and superficial views, has been more extensively diffused through wider circles of ...

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Since scientific knowledge, although frequently blended with vague and superficial views, has been more extensively diffused through wider circles of ...

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Since scientific knowledge, although frequently blended with vague and superficial views, has been more extensively diffused through wider circles of ...

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Since scientific knowledge, although frequently blended with vague and superficial views, has been more extensively diffused through wider circles of ...