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" Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. "
The Writings of Henry David Thoreau - Page 294
by Henry David Thoreau - 1803
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 7-8

1856 - 796 pages
...pass through a lonely churchyard, or haunted castle, without apprehending that there may be " more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy ?" The bravest men that ever lived have felt the terrors of superstition, which, like conscience, "...
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Tales and Sketches for the Fireside, by the Best American Authors: Selected ...

1857 - 676 pages
...It is strange, 'tis passing strange, but truth, we read, is stranger than fiction. " There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy." Chairs and tables, shovels and tongs, may be made to dance, for though they have no inclination so...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 7

James Oswald Dykes, James Stuart Candlish, Hugh Sinclair Paterson, Joseph Samuel Exell - 1858 - 970 pages
...because it was strange or unaccountable. The principle is universally recognised that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. If Hume's laws were laws of philosophy, where would have been the science of chemistry, or galvanism,...
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Lionne; Or The Doom of Deville

Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitt Southworth - 1859 - 498 pages
...inexplicable ! Unparalleled, I think ! I knew not how it should be so ! I only know ' there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy !' " She might well say that ; for already the pure sphere of Adelaide, with her attendant angels,...
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The First-[fifth] Reader, Volume 4

Marcius Willson - 1860 - 368 pages
...a partial view of that great subject. We shall find, as Hamlet expresses it, that ' there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy,' if our knowledge of Nature has been limited to its outward aspects,7 to the neglect of the great principles...
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dawn and sunrise

c.b. - 1860 - 178 pages
...recognise the Supreme Disposer. I trace His wisdom and His love, but I also believe there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. I have sometimes thought we may be surrounded by invisible agencies. We may have guardian spirits,...
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The Parochial (Oxford parochial) magazine [afterw.] The Oxford ..., Volume 3

1863 - 568 pages
...at Charing Cross, that he who asked them was once an executed criminal ! Truly there are " stranger things in Heaven and earth, than are dreamed of in our philosophy." (A GBRMAN LEGEND.) The night was falling on the moor, with doubtless step and slow The weary traveller...
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The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings with George ...

George Müller - 1861 - 480 pages
...our own knowledge of what we call the laws of nature ? Why should we not admit that " there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy " ? In a universe governed by moral law, why should not moral laws take precedence of all others? Why...
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The Fatal Marriage

Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth - 1863 - 484 pages
...inexplicable ! Unparalleled, I think. I knew not how it should be so. I only know ' there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.'" She might well say that ; for already the pure sphere of Adelaide, with her attendant angels, was ii...
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Wild Northern Scenes: Or, Sporting Adventures with the Rifle and the Rod

Samuel H. Hammond - 1863 - 362 pages
...agencies, all interposition of departed spirits, yet I have become thoroughly satisfied that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. These phenomena of which the Spiritualists speak, I will not undertake to pronounce all lies. Some...
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