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'The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw'

'The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures'

'Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking'

Born in Penzance, Cornwall
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/davy_humphrey.shtm The BBC page on Davy
http://www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk/ The Humphrey Davy school in Cornwall

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Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936
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