Sir John Frederick William Herschel quotes

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Science is the knowledge of many, orderly and methodically
digested and arranged, so as to become attainable by one. The
Sir John, Sir, is a very unclubbable man.
Here lies the body of Sir John Guise.
Nobody laughs, and nobody cries;
Long-expected one and twenty
Ling'ring year at last is flown,
It was in and about the Martinmas time,
When the green leaves were afalling,
They warsled up, they warsled down,
Till Sir John fell to the ground,
We have heard the chimes at midnight, Master Shallow.
I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.
The rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril.
God defend me from that Welsh fairy,
Lest he transform me to a piece of cheese!
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