Henry Baker (naturalist) Quote

When you employ the Microscope, shake off all Prejudice, nor harbor any favorite Opinions; for, if you do, 'tis not unlikely Fancy will betray you into Error, and make you see what you wish to see.


The Microscope Made Easy, Part I, Chapter XV, Cautions in Viewing Objects (p. 62)

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When you employ the Microscope, shake off all Prejudice, nor harbor any favorite Opinions; for, if you do, 'tis not unlikely Fancy will betray you...

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When you employ the Microscope, shake off all Prejudice, nor harbor any favorite Opinions; for, if you do, 'tis not unlikely Fancy will betray you...

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When you employ the Microscope, shake off all Prejudice, nor harbor any favorite Opinions; for, if you do, 'tis not unlikely Fancy will betray you...

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When you employ the Microscope, shake off all Prejudice, nor harbor any favorite Opinions; for, if you do, 'tis not unlikely Fancy will betray you...