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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... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 83
by Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1860
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...various Events thereof below. But no Tleafure is cornfar able to theftanding upon the Vant ageGround of TRUTH; (a Hill not to be commanded, and where the Air is always clear and ferene ; ) and from thence to behold the Errors and Wandringsy the Mifts and Tempefts in the Vale beneath...
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...behold a battle, its adventures, and fuccefs : but no pleafure like that of ftanding upon the advantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is ever clear and ferene) and to fee the errors, the wanderings, the mifts, and tempefts in the vale below...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - 1792
...The personalities it contains, art Ur tem wlut , READING MEMORANDUMS. * * - ' • ' . .For i..-i Bee. No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, (an hill not to be comjnanded, and where the air is always -clear and sejene,) and to see the errors,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...a pleasure to stand upon the shore and see ships tost upon the sea: — a pleasure to stand, on the window of a castle and to see a battle, and the adventures...to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, and to see the error and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below." So always that this...
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A COMPENDIOUS VIEW OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY

CHARLES MAYO, L.L.B - 1804
...liberties unimpaired to posterity.* " Hor. Carm. 3. a. * It is observed by a writer of high repute, " that no pleasure is comparable to the standing " upon the vantage ground of truth; and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and " tempests in the vale below." •'—No period...
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A biographical history of England, from the Revolution to the end ..., Volume 1

Mark Noble, James Granger - 1806
...and shrinks from men. No pleasure is " comparable to the standing upon the advantage " of truth ; an hill not to be commanded, and " where the air is always clear and serene. A lie . " serves for dissimulation, for perfidiousnefis, and " almost * The following extract is from...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...shore, and to see ships tossed on the sea : a pleasure, to •tand at the window of a castle, and to sec a battle, and the adventures thereof, below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage-ground oiTrutht and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests of the...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...shore, and to see ships tossed on the sea : a pleasure, to ttarid at the window of a castle, and to sec a battle, and the adventures thereof, below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing; on the vantage-ground of Trutht and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests of the...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window^ of a castle, and to see a battle, and the...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 :) and to see the errors,...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...the adventure thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to that of standing on the vantage-ground of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and where the...wanderings and mists and tempests in the vale below." The true Christian goes farther than the pagan poet. He sees his brother wandering and yearns to help...
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