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" ... proceeds Dr. Young, after dwelling on other points equally demonstrative of the identity of the Greek and enchorial inscriptions, ' that a most extraordinary chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first... "
Twelve Lectures on the Connexion Between Science and Revealed Religion - Page 69
by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1836
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 45

1827
...place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved uninjured through a period of near 2000 years : but that this very extraordinary translation...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me . . . this combination would, in other times, have been considered as affording ample evidence of...
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An Account of Some Recent Discoveries in Hieroglyphical Literature, and ...

Thomas Young - Egyptian language - 1823 - 160 pages
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Ruins of Sacred and Historic Lands

Antiquities - 1850 - 392 pages
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Ruins of sacred and historic lands. Babylon, Nineveh &c

Ruins - 1852
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Thomas Young ...

Thomas Young - Egypt - 1855
...possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still loss to have been preserved uninjured, for my information,...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Every Saturday

1873
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Knowledge: An Illustrated Magazine of Science

Richard A. Proctor - 1884
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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Proceedings, Volume 11

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1887
...chance had bronght into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...this very extraordinary translation should have been bronght safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable...
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Chance and Luck: A Discussion of the Laws of Luck, Coincidences, Wagers ...

Richard Anthony Proctor - Gambling - 1889 - 263 pages
...chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved...been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me, at the very moment when it was most of all desirable to me to possess it, as the illustration of...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...Young, " had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever erb which only partially agrees with the foregoing...not that he knows ; he is asleep, wake him. He who me, at the very moment when it was most Coincidences. We are losing our picturesque superstitions....
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