Mary Somerville Quote

However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to us must dwindle into insignificance, or even become invisible..


Mechanism of the Heavens, Preliminary Dissertation (p. 2), John Murray. 1831

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However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to...

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However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to...

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However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to...

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However profoundly we may penetrate the depths of space, there still remain innumerable systems, compared with which, those which seem so mighty to...