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" But for my part I do not trouble myself with any such speculative and withal unprofitable matters. My purpose, on the contrary, is to try whether I cannot in very fact lay more firmly the foundations, and extend more widely the limits, of the power and... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Translations of the philosophical works - Page 148
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Translations of the philosophical works

Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath - 1863
...way of interest (so to speak), till the thing itself, which is the principal, be fully known. cxv1. First, then, I must request men not to suppose that...(and these I have collected into the fifth part of my Installation,) yet I have no entire or universal theory to propound. For it does not seem that the...
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Essays by Members of the Birmingham Speculative Club

Medicine - 1870 - 296 pages
...glory of the University, in experimental science, as in all other departments of human inquiry, "to lay more firmly the foundations and extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man." * WM. MATHEWS, JUN. Nov. Org., Bk. I., Aph. cxvi. ESSAY III. SOME THOUGHTS ON PAUPERISM. TT^ORTY years...
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Pamphlets: Education. English. 1810-1906], Volume 5

1882
...loss of a little human labor." Our purpose, therefore, with Lord Bacon holds good " to try whether we cannot in very fact lay more firmly the foundations,...widely the limits of the power and greatness of man." Our founders have rightly placed much stress upon the study of our English Literature. "There is,"...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1888
...«1 ; Vu. Ter. (Wer»«, Ш. IS5); пет г, Ъ. L (Works, Ш. S»«). new powers or works,"1 or "to extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man." '- Nevertheless, it is not to be imagined that by this being proposed as the great object of search...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 1-2

Education - 1895
...bold man try, but also to make a soberminded and wise man believe. " My purpose is to try whether 1 cannot in very fact lay more firmly the foundations,...widely the limits, of the power and greatness of man. For 1 am building in thehumin understanding a true model of the world, such as it is in fact, not such...
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The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...true aim of all science is "to endow the condition and life of man with new powers or works,"* or "to extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man." e Nevertheless, it is not to be imagined that by this being proposed as the great object of search...
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History of Common School Education: An Outline Sketch

Lewis Flint Anderson - Education - 1909 - 308 pages
...civilization. Bacon's aim was to establish the natural sciences, and through the effective pursuit of them to " lay more firmly the foundations and extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man" (NO, Aph. 116). Bacon accounts for the backwardness of the natural sciences by stating that only six...
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English Literature During the Lifetime of Shakespeare

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English literature - 1910 - 486 pages
...utilitarian, ideal, thus, of the office of philosophy was its mastery of the secrets of nature "to extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man. " Bacon's criticism of past error was just and needful, his separation of science from religion valuable...
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The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 3

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...aim of all science is " to endow the condition and life of man with new powers or works/'1 or " to extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man."' Nevertheless, it is not to be imagined that by this being proposed as the great object of search there...
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The Encyclopędia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 3

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...aim of all science is " to endow the condition and life of man with new powers or works," s or *' to extend more widely the limits of the power and greatness of man."' Nevertheless, ”t ”s not to be imagined that by this being proposed as the great object of search...
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