A Voyage to England; Containing Many Things Relating to the State of Learning, Religion, and Other Curiosities of That Kingdom

A Voyage to England; Containing Many Things Relating to the State of Learning, Religion, and Other Curiosities of That Kingdom

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1709 edition. Excerpt: ...Assistance, and his Fortune is so well made, that he has leisure to promote the Publick Good, and the GloG a if s ry of his Art, which they cannot but neglect who are obliged to pursue the Interests of their Family. He might. concert some Measures for it, v and put.the King upon incouraging those that are curious in making Experiments, which are so necessary to bring an Ait to Perfection, of which Princes stand in as much need as other Men, and such as cannot be done by the Attempts of private Persons: Tho' they may be done with no great Expence, when a good Method is once six. ed upon, and that the Publick Authority interposes therein. ""'a j I do no more herein than serve for a TrumtirSs Pet5 a Title, 1 have told you, his Majesty was fast phyfi-pleas'd to dignisie me with amongst the Literacian would ti: I cannot think all my Counsels can be forever promote his useleis; for from the time that I.sirst came to. Artm publish them, and to make some Noise in the World, I found some of them have not been quite neglected, no, not in respect to the Founding of the Royal Society in England, to which, I was amongst the sirst, that had the Honour to contriMr. Mont-bute at Monsieur de Montmor's: And I am of the mow. Opinion, that future Ages would not take it ill at the Hands of the Kings sirst Physician, if he would, by the Interest he has in the King, contribute as much to the Advantage of Phylick, as this Illustrious Master of Requests has done of himself for all Parts of Natural Philosophy., -The Blessings of Mankind attend this Excellent Person; the Belles Lettres and Sciences are not at all ungrateful to him 5 and the Praises so justly due to him, as well upon the Account of his Curiosity as Vertue, are trumpetted out in several Excellent Books...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665904X
  • 9781236659040