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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 Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 161
1801
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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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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 of history ever...
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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
...is 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...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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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...It is 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 (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene,) and to see the errors and...
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Proverbs: Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with Explanations; and ...

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814
...from Lucretius, " 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 adventure thereof below; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...thereof below; " but no pleasure is comparable to the stand" ing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill " not to be commanded, and where the air is " always...
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A Letter to Lord Ellenborough from Lord Cochrane

Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald, Edward Law Baron Ellenborough - Securities fraud - 1815 - 138 pages
...LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH F ROM LORD COCHRANE. Irr " LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH FKQM LORD ^COCHRANE. No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth. Baam Lord Verulam. If JUDGES act wrong, their proceedings ought to be published. — • If the PRESS...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...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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