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I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean lay all undiscovered before me.


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    nescio quis ego potest apparent in mundo, nisi, ut ipse ego videntur esse tantum, sicut puer ludens in litore maris et in motu auerteret animum ego in inveniendo leviore saxum neque pulcrior clarum testa solida, quam vulgares, dum fieret grandis Oceanum incomperta mihi universa.

    ik weet niet wat ik voor de wereld kan lijken, maar voor mezelf lijk ik slechts een jongen te zijn die aan de kust speelt en mezelf omleid in het vinden van een gladdere kiezelsteen of een mooiere schelp dan gewoon, terwijl de grote oceaan leg alles onontdekt voor mij.

    jeg vet ikke hva jeg kan se ut for verden, men for meg selv ser det ut til at jeg bare har vært som en gutt som lekte på kysten, og omledet meg til å finne en jevnere rullestein eller et vakrere skall enn vanlig, mens det store havet legg alt uoppdaget foran meg.

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