248 ENGLISH MEN OF SCIENCE. [CHAP.
(13) " Absence of instruction in the modern languages."
(14) "Want of the modern languages and of chemistry."
(15) " Want of logical and mathematical training."
(16) " Want of training in the habits of observation."
(17) " Neglect of mathematics ; too much reliance on mere work of memory. Mental training overlooked in the mere acquisition of routine."
(18) " I could now wish that I had gone through at the university a good course of chemistry and physics, as a preparation for the other branches ; but the main obstacle was lack of time."
(19) "Want of education of faculties of observation ; want of mathematics, and of modern languages."