Quotation by Herman Melville

He is an optician, daily having to do with the microscope, telescope, and other inventions for sharpening our natural sight, thus enabling us mortals (as I once heard an eccentric put it) liberally to enlarge the field of our original and essential ignorance.
Herman Melville (1819–1891), U.S. author. "Inscription Epistolary to W.C.R..." John Marr (1888), pp. 468-469, Collected Poems of Herman Melville, ed. Howard P. Vincent (1947).

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