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" 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 adventures thereof below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground... "
The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon - Page 3
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...thereof below. But no Tleafure is cornfar able to theftanding upon the Vant ageGround of TRUTH; (a Hill not to be commanded, and where the Air is always clear and ferene ; ) and from thence to behold the Errors and Wandringsy the Mifts and Tempefts in the Vale beneath...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of f Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : * Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, • reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of «' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of ' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1787 - 602 pages
...and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Ceitainly it is heaven • upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, c reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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Tracts, Volumes 1-2

Unitarian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge and the Practice of Virtue, Joseph Priestley, Richard Price, Joshua Toulmin, Jonas Hanway, Theophilus Lindsey, George Rogers, Nathaniel Lardner, John Smith, Harry Toulmin, David Hartley, Hopton Haynes, Thomas Belsham - Tracts - 1791
...extraordinary fufferings for publicly maintaining the worfhip of one God, is entirely groundlefs. * " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, reft in providence, and turn on the poles of truth."—Lord BACON. groundlefs. Pofitive perfecution...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - 1792
...vantage ground of truth, (an hill not to be comjnanded, and where the air is always -clear and sejene,) and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the valley below : So always, •however, that this prospect be with pity, and not .with -swelling of pride....
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The English enchiridion, a selection of apothegms,moral maxims. &c

John Feltham - 1799
...of the Almighty j whose alone it is to give.) and not receive. LXXIX. <!ertainly (says Lord BACON) it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in 6 charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. , • LXXX. CHRIST'S coat, says one...
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Horę solitarię: or, Essays upon some remarkable names and titles of Jesus ...

Ambrose Serle - Religion - 1801
...because he walketh among men for salvation in no other way, * " Certainly (says Lord Bacon in his Essays) it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." t The prophets, and even the antient Jews, understood the Messiah by this name of MERCY : And the Messiah...
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