Often, likewise, one was the guest of the other in his place of study and retirement There was a fascination for the minister in the company of the man of science, in whom he recognised an intellectual cultivation of no moderate depth or scope; together with a range and freedom of ideas, that he would have vainly looked for among the members of his own profession.
On the other side of the house, old Roger Chillingworth arranged his study and laboratory: not such as a modern man of science would reckon even tolerably complete, but provided with a distilling apparatus and the means of compounding drugs and chemicals, which the practised alchemist knew well how to turn to purpose.
If your wish is to become really a man of science
and not merely a petty experimentalist, I should advise you to apply to every branch of natural philosophy, including mathematics." He then took me into his laboratory and explained to me the uses of his various machines, instructing me as to what I ought to procure and promising me the use of his own when I should have advanced far enough in the science not to derange their mechanism.
Though Levin was not interested in the biography, he could not help listening, and learned some new and interesting facts about the life of the distinguished man of science
Now and then, in the course of the century, a great man of science
, like Darwin; a great poet, like Keats; a fine critical spirit, like M.
Bennet was rather a man of science
than a man of war, which did not, however, prevent his vessel from carrying four carronades, that had never hurt any body, to be sure, but had performed the most pacific duty in the world.
In the latter part of the last century there lived a man of science
, an eminent proficient in every branch of natural philosophy, who not long before our story opens had made experience of a spiritual affinity more attractive than any chemical one.
"I have told you," answered the man of science
, "that they are the Moon, Mars and the Sun.
James Mortimer, the man of science
, ask of Sherlock Holmes, the specialist in crime.
"And thought I was lost," continued the man of science
too much bent on his own ideas, to understand her interruption.
But the man of science
had ransacked every hill along the Saco, and knew nothing of these prodigious piles of wealth.
Here the sleek capitalist and there the sinewy laborer; here the man of science
and here the shoe-back; here the poet and here the water-rate collector; here the cabinet minister and there the ballet-dancer.