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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 essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ... - Page 2
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...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 thereof below ; but no...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 manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...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 adventures thereof below : but no...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
...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 adventures thereof below : but no...Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. The pass from theological...
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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...see a " battle, and the adventures thereof below; " but no pleasure is comparable to the stand" ing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill " not to...air is " always clear and serene), and to see the er" rors and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below :" so always that this "prospect...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...thereof below : but 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...Certainly it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth. To pass from theological...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...adventures thereof below: but 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...Certainly it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth. To pass from theological...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventares thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to the...Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. The pass from theological...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...•' to see ships tost 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...to see " the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below :" so always, that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
..." the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure is " comparable to the standing upon the vantage u ground of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and "...to see " the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below :" so always, that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling...
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