Sunday May 6th 2012

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Thought for the Day

“Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties,
but of little things, in which smiles, and kindnesses,
and small obligations, given habitually,
are what win and preserve the heart
and secure comfort.”

~ Humphry Davy


*Humphry Davy

Sunday May 6th 2012Born 17 December 1778

Died 29 May 1829

Sir Humphry Davy, often incorrectly spelled Humphrey, was a Cornish chemist who discovered several chemical elements and studied the human body’s response to electricity. He is generally credited with inventing the Miners’ Safety Lamp, although George Stephenson also claimed the invention.


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