But to those to whom he more immediately belonged, — who lived in his society, and enjoyed his conversation, it is not, perhaps, the character in which he will be most frequently recalled— most deeply lamented — or even most highly admired. Independently... The Gentleman's Magazine - Страница 4621819Пълен достъп
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...man himself. Let us quote, then, from some records written by men who were of the same generation. " Independently of his great attainments in mechanics,...Perhaps no individual in his age possessed so much, or remembered what he had read so accurately and well. He had infinite quickness of apprehension, a...