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" Gentlemen — the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and a living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting-point from which all nations will be able to direct their... "
The annals of our time [1837 to 1868]. [1837 to 1891]. - Pagina 291
door Joseph Irving - 1880 - 1651 pagina’s
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A World History of Art

Hugh Honour, John Fleming - 2005 - 936 pagina’s
...progress. According to the Prince Consort, who presided over the organizing committee, it presented 'a living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived' and marked 'the new starting point from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions'....
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Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of Nineteenth-Century ...

James Buzard - 2009 - 336 pagina’s
...great trial of Civilization). Prince Albert declared that the whole spectacle would "afford a true test of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived . . . and a new starting point from which all nations would be able to direct their further exertions."...
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London's Royal Parks

Malcolm Tait, Edward Parker - 2006 - 180 pagina’s
...of encouragement', the response was lukewarm. Such an exhibition, he said, 'would afford a true test of the point of development at which the whole of mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting point from which all nations would be able to direct their further exertions.' FUN IN THE...
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"The Busiest Man in England": A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect ...

Kate Colquhoun - 2006 - 303 pagina’s
...held at the 1851 Commission at Imperial College, a gold mine of primary source material. ••Tin- Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and a living picture of the point of development": Prince Albert's speech at the Mansion House, 21 March 1850, quoted in Martin, The Life of the Prince...
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Approaching Apocalypse: Unveiling Revelation in Victorian Writing

Kevin Mills - 2007 - 228 pagina’s
...standard of action, to conquer nature to his use; himself a divine intrurnent. . . . Gentlemen — the Exhibition of 1851 is to give us a true test and...which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions.6 The prince consort's apocalyptic vision of the fulfilment of mankind's destiny led, of...
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Science, Politics and Business in the Work of Sir John Lubbock: A Man of ...

Mark Patton - 2007 - 270 pagina’s
...Nature to his use'. The exhibition set out to '... give a true test and a living picture of the point at which the whole of Mankind has arrived in this great task, and a new starting point from which all nations will be able to direct their further exertions'. Even before...
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Annual Register, Volume 104

Edmund Burke - 1863
...product of those very national varieties and antagonistic qualities." " The products," he continues, " of all quarters of the globe are placed at our disposal,...nations will be able to direct their further exertions." The noble tree thus planted took root and flourished, as all ideas judiciously conceived at apt times...
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Potter's American Monthly, Volumes 6-7

1876
...thought to the moneyed considerations, the paramount idea being that the Exhibition would give them a true test and a living picture of the point of development at which the whole of mankind had arrived in this great task, and a new starting-point from which all nations »ouU be able to direct...
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