William Whewell Quote

Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the discovery of new substances, but of new and rich localities of old ones.


Lectures on the Results of the Exhibition (ed. 1852)

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Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the...

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Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the...

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Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the...

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Gold and iron at the present day, as in ancient times, are the rulers of the world; and the great events in the world of mineral art are not the...