John Tyndall Quote

It is one of the disadvantages of reading books about natural scenery that they fill the mind with pictures, often exaggerated, often distorted, often blurred, and, even when well drawn, injurious to the freshness of first impressions.


Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses, and, Reviews, Chapter VII (p. 175)

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It is one of the disadvantages of reading books about natural scenery that they fill the mind with pictures, often exaggerated, often distorted,...

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It is one of the disadvantages of reading books about natural scenery that they fill the mind with pictures, often exaggerated, often distorted,...

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It is one of the disadvantages of reading books about natural scenery that they fill the mind with pictures, often exaggerated, often distorted,...

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It is one of the disadvantages of reading books about natural scenery that they fill the mind with pictures, often exaggerated, often distorted,...