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" For the command over things natural, — over bodies, medicines, mechanical powers, and infinite other of the kind — is the one proper and ultimate end of true natural philosophy ; however the philosophy of the School, content with what it finds, and... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 159
by Francis Bacon - 1860
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man ; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...after realities and works. But the riddle proposed to Œdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man ; for whoever...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1860
...they strangely torment and worry the mind, pulling it first this way and then that, and fair- J ly tearing it to pieces. Moreover the riddles of the...true natural philosophy ; however the philosophy of i the School, content with what it finds, and swelling with talk, may neglect or spurn the search after...
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Works, Volume 13

Francis Bacon - Philosophy, English - 1864
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...after realities and works. But the riddle proposed to (Edipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes, related to the nature of man ; for whoever...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

John Dowson (M.D.) - 1870
...intellectual perceptions, the means of imparting to them fresh strength and growth. N. 0., W. iv, 79, tr. For the command over things natural,— over bodies,...proper and ultimate end of true natural philosophy. De Sapientia Veterum. W. vi, 757, tr. We see that if men fall to subdivide their labours, as to be...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1878
...over things natural,—over bodies, medicines, mechanical powers, and infinite other of the kind—is the one proper and ultimate end of true natural philosophy;...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy, English - 1890
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man ; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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Works, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1890
...occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a variety of hard questions nnd riddles which she received from the Muses. In these,...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes related to the nature of man ; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography

Roger Shattuck - History - 1997 - 369 pages
...because at every turn in the journey or pilgrimage of human life, matter and occasion for study assails and encounters us. Again Sphinx proposes to men a...riddle proposed to CEdipus, by the solution of which he became King of Thebes, related to the nature of man; for whoever has a thorough insight into the...
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