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1897 : James Joseph Sylvester
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...there is no study in the world which brings into more harmonious action all the faculties of the mind than [mathematics], ... or, like this, seems to raise them, by successive steps of initiation, to higher and higher states of conscious intellectual being ...
Presidential Address to British Association, 1869
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