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" There is a great difference between the Idols of the human mind and the Ideas of the divine. That is to say, between certain empty dogmas, and the true signatures and marks set upon the works of creation as they are found in nature. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Translations of the philosophical works - Page 157
edited by - 1863
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733
...reject them abfolutely " : and therefore, let Men well confider, and understand, the difference there is between the Idols of the human Mind, and the Ideas of the divine Mind ; the former being no more than arbitrary Abflractions ; but the other, the true Signatures of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Novum organum scientiarum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...latter rises gradually to such as nature really acknowledges*. 23. There is a wide difference betwixt the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the divine mind ; that is, betwixt certain vain conceits, and the real characters and impressions stamped upon...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Science - 1831 - 320 pages
...are in nature, and not in appearance merely : but " there is a wide difference," says Lord Bacon, " between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the divine mind ; that is, between certain vain notions, and the real characters and impressions that are stamped...
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Henry Kater (Captain), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 287 pages
...are in nature, and not in appearance merely : but " there is a wide difference," says Lord Bacon, " between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the divine mind; that is, between certain vain notions, and the real characters and impressions that are stamped...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 14

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1831
...systems of philosophy by men's fancies. Let men learn (as we have said above) the difference that exists between the idols of the human mind and the ideas of the diviuc mind. The fonner are mere arbitrary abstractions ; the latter the true marks of the Creator...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1831
...rises to those principles which are really the most common in nature. 23. There is no small difference between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the divine mind ; that is to say between certain idle dogmas, and the real stamp and impression of created objects,...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1847
...systems of philosophy by men's fancies. Let men learn (as we have said above) the difference thai exists between the idols of the human mind and the ideas of the divine mind. The former are mere arbitrary abstractions ; the latter, the true marks of the Creator on his...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...systems of philosophy by men's fancies. Let men learn (as we have said above) the difference that exists between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the Divine mind. The former are mere arbitrary abstractions ; the latter the true marks of the Creator on his...
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...systems of philosophy by men's fancies. Let men learn (as we have said above) the difference that exists between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the Divine mind. The formerare mere arbitrary abstractions; the latter the true marks of the Creator on his creatures,...
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Novum Organum: Or, True Suggestions for the Interpretation of Nature

Logic - 1844 - 336 pages
...rises to those principles which are really the most common in nature. 23. There is no small difference between the idols of the human mind, and the ideas of the divine mind ; that is to say between certain idle dogmas, and the real stamp and impression of created objects,...
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