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" It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea : a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground... "
Essays moral, economical and political - Page 11
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of Teachers ..., Part 1

Alonzo Potter, George Barrell Emerson - Education - 1842 - 552 pages
...thence to descry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, wanderings up and down of other men' — so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." — LORD BACON. " Do not all charms fly At the mere touch of cold philosophy t There was an awful rainbow...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 3

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1845
...above them. ' No pleasure," says Lord Bacon, ' is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth : (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air in always clear and serene ;) and to see the errors, , and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of truth, (a hill...in the vale below ; so always that this prospect be viewed with pity, and not with swelling or pride. — BACON. THE CONSTANCY OP NATURE CONTRASTED WITH...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle and to see a battle, and the adventure thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth: (an hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth — (a hill not to be -- commanded, and where the air is always clear and serenej — and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below :' so...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...vantage-ground of truth—(a hill not to he • -mmanded, and where the air is always clear and serene.)— aad to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, -and tempests in the vale helow :' so always that this prospect he with pity, .ml not with swelling or pride. Certainly it is...
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Present condition and future prospects of the country in reference to free ...

F. C, Present condition - 1846
...reformation." " No pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of trufi*; and to «ee the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below." LONDON: FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON, BACON. ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE. 1846. Price One...
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Bacon: his writings, and his philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth— (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene}...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 22; Volume 86

William Hendry Stowell - Literary Criticism - 1847
...the consciousness of maintaining the right is a richer reward than the highest literary honors. Yet ' no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the...prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride.' It is not as literary athlete that we contend in the educational nrena. We have no secular interests...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1847
...the consciousness of maintaining the right is a richer reward than the highest literary honors. Yet ' no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the...prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride.' It is not as literary athlete that we contend in the educational arena. We have no secular interests...
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