1 My cheek had grown pale with study, and my person had become emaciated with confinement.
2 What had been the study and desire of the wisest men since the creation of the world was now within my grasp.
3 This whole winter, instead of being spent in study, as you promised yourself, has been consumed in my sick room.
4 He looks upon study as an odious fetter; his time is spent in the open air, climbing the hills or rowing on the lake.
5 If this journey had taken place during my days of study and happiness, it would have afforded me inexpressible pleasure.
6 I found that I could not compose a female without again devoting several months to profound study and laborious disquisition.
7 In spite of the intense labour and wonderful discoveries of modern philosophers, I always came from my studies discontented and unsatisfied.
8 Unless I had been animated by an almost supernatural enthusiasm, my application to this study would have been irksome and almost intolerable.
9 At first I had neglected them, but now that I was able to decipher the characters in which they were written, I began to study them with diligence.
10 In this mood of mind I betook myself to the mathematics and the branches of study appertaining to that science as being built upon secure foundations, and so worthy of my consideration.
11 She was the living spirit of love to soften and attract; I might have become sullen in my study, rought through the ardour of my nature, but that she was there to subdue me to a semblance of her own gentleness.
12 These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
13 Chemistry is that branch of natural philosophy in which the greatest improvements have been and may be made; it is on that account that I have made it my peculiar study; but at the same time, I have not neglected the other branches of science.
14 If the study to which you apply yourself has a tendency to weaken your affections and to destroy your taste for those simple pleasures in which no alloy can possibly mix, then that study is certainly unlawful, that is to say, not befitting the human mind.
15 During my youthful days discontent never visited my mind, and if I was ever overcome by ennui, the sight of what is beautiful in nature or the study of what is excellent and sublime in the productions of man could always interest my heart and communicate elasticity to my spirits.
16 I accompanied the whale-fishers on several expeditions to the North Sea; I voluntarily endured cold, famine, thirst, and want of sleep; I often worked harder than the common sailors during the day and devoted my nights to the study of mathematics, the theory of medicine, and those branches of physical science from which a naval adventurer might derive the greatest practical advantage.
17 A mind of moderate capacity which closely pursues one study must infallibly arrive at great proficiency in that study; and I, who continually sought the attainment of one object of pursuit and was solely wrapped up in this, improved so rapidly that at the end of two years I made some discoveries in the improvement of some chemical instruments, which procured me great esteem and admiration at the university.
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