A Cidade e as Serras

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Published: 1901
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 73,072 / 243 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,646
Added to site: 2007.10.13
mnybks.net#: 18520
Origin: gutenberg.org
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noção; tenho sobre ti, que com os olhos desarmados vês só o luzir da vidraça, uma vantagem positiva. Se agora, em vez d'estes vidros simples, eu usasse os do meu telescopio, de composição mais scientifica, poderia avistar além, no planeta Marte, os mares, as neves, os canaes, o recorte dos golphos, toda a geographia d'um astro que circula a milhares de leguas dos Campos Elyseos. É outra noção, e tremenda! Tens aqui pois o olho primitivo, o da Natureza, elevado pela Civilisação á sua maxima potencia de visão. E desde já, pelo lado do olho portanto, eu, civilisado, sou mais feliz que o incivilisado, porque descubro realidades do Universo que elle não suspeita e de que está privado. Applica esta prova a todos os orgãos e comprehendes o meu principio. Emquanto á intelligencia, e á felicidade que d'ella se tira pela incançavel accumulação das no&cced

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