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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 Church of the Living God: And Other Sermons

Edwin Hubbell Chapin - 1881 - 278 pages
...in abeyance to reason, it knows too well, the truth of the poet's assertion, that " there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy," to assume at once a dogmatic unbelief. There are men in the world to whose vision, if we judge by their...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 18

1881 - 898 pages
...in knowledge shows us more clearly the limitation of the knowledge we possess. Truly, there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. Science is continually teaching us the lesson that the universe is larger and more complex than formerly...
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The Yemassee: A Romance of Carolina, Volume 10

William Gilmore Simms - 1882 - 948 pages
...thousand others in my sea experience, have satisfied me to believe with Hamlet, that " ' There ore more things in Heaven and Earth, Than are dreamed of in our philosophy.' " Once open the way for the supernatural, and it is surprising what a body of testimony you can procure....
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Irving's Works: Wolfert's roost

Washington Irving - 1865 - 488 pages
...senses here, And fall like sleep upon their eyes, Or music on their ear. — BEN JONSON. HEKE are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy," and among these may be placed that marvel and mystery of the seas, the Island of St. Brandan. Those...
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Excursions

Henry David Thoreau - 1883 - 336 pages
...revelation of the insufficiency of all that we called Knowledge before, — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in...sense than this, any more than he can look serenely »nd with impunity in the face of sun : 'fls rl vow/ •2 KV.VOV voij'o-eis, — " You will not perceive...
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Light science for leisure hours

Richard Anthony Proctor - 1883 - 334 pages
...which comets present to us. They still teach us, as they have so long taught, that ' there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.' Spectator. THE AUGUST METEORS. ON the nights of August 10 to 14, and sometimes till several nights...
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New York Medical Journal, Volume 50

1889 - 756 pages
...located, that normally starts the nocturnal inhibition that leads to sleep. Evidently " there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy," and M. Brown-Séquard, granting his demolition of the theory of cerebral anœmia, has not replaced...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, Volume 21

1884 - 828 pages
...the analyses that have been made of atmospheric air is not to be wondered at. There are, indeed, more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy. Organised and living ova, or germs of many kinds of living organisms, which are now believed — indeed...
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Man--whence and Whither?

Richard Brodhead Westbrook - 1884 - 266 pages
...accept the narrow horizon of our feeble minds as the boundary-line of the universe. " There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy." We now have perfect knowledge of many things of which we were once ignorant. The embryo man in the...
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The Cincinnati Lancet and Clinic, Volume 13; Volume 52

1884 - 842 pages
...dream or simple impression there is such a thing as presentment, being a witness that "there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in" our "philosophy." Herewith I submit a statement of the case : Mr. S., the subject of this narrative, was about fifty...
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