William Whewell Quote

The present generation finds itself the heir of a vast patrimony of science; and it must needs concern us to know the steps by which these possessions were acquired, and the documents by which they are secured to us and our heirs for ever.


History of the inductive sciences: from the earliest to the present times (ed. 1837)

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The present generation finds itself the heir of a vast patrimony of science; and it must needs concern us to know the steps by which these...

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The present generation finds itself the heir of a vast patrimony of science; and it must needs concern us to know the steps by which these...

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The present generation finds itself the heir of a vast patrimony of science; and it must needs concern us to know the steps by which these...

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The present generation finds itself the heir of a vast patrimony of science; and it must needs concern us to know the steps by which these...