Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

ni.] ORIGIN OF TASTE FOR SCIENCE. 159 
sequent determining events were my residing 
abroad, and my mother making a home for me 
there.” (a, b, e) 
(4) “ They date from a very early period, and 
there was little to produce them in my early 
surroundings. As a small boy I was fond 
of reading books bearing on natural science. I 
was taught at home with my brothers, and was 
partially self-taught also. We had always the 
example of industry, and were encouraged to 
think for ourselves. I first studied chemistry 
at ... . College.” (a, e) 
(5) “ From an early age I had an innate taste 
for all branches of natural science. As a boy, I 
made large collections of dried plants, minerals, 
beetles, butterflies, stuffed birds, &c. At ... . 
I studied without regard to future profession 
for two years, and only took up chemistry as a 
special study on my third year’s residence 
there.” (a, c) 
(6) “I cannot trace the origin. I began to 
study chemistry set. 18, and pursued it at such
        

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