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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 of... "
The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer - Page 102
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...pleasure to stand, on 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 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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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 226

1917
...to stand in the window of a Castle, and to see a Battaile, and the Adventures thereof, below ; But no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth (A hill not to be commanded, and where the Ayre is alwaies cleare and serene,) and to see the Errours,...
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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...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...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 of truth :" (an hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene :) and to see the errors, and wandrings, and...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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 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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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 works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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 of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and " where the air is always clear and serene : and to see " the errors,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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 of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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 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,...
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Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Science, Arts, and Manufactures, Volume 2

Iron industry and trade - 1824
...ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to iiund in Hie window of a cattle and tu see a bailie ; but no pleasure is comparable to- the standing upon the 'vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and .wliere Ihe air is always clear and serene), and to tee the errors,...
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