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" But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring. For good thoughts (though God accept them) yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put in act; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding... "
The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon - Page 38
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...good dreams, except they be put in i •-" ' D 2 Adh and that cannot be without -Power and Place,as the Vantage and Commanding Ground. Merit and good Works is .the end of mans motions and Confcienceof the fame is theaccbmplifhment of mans reft : for if a man can be partaker...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 5

1795
...lawful end of afpiring. Good thoughts towards men are little better than good dreams, except they are put in act : and that cannot be without power and place as the vantage and commanding ground* ." Thus, in his Lordlhip's apprehenfion, the attainment of power and place is the objeft of all parties...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...resentment. JOHNSON. Good thoughts towards men are little better than good dreams, except they are put in act ; and that cannot be •without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. , BACON. €0mfmtg;f) : •PRINTED BY JOHN MOIR, ROYAL BANK CLOSE: FOR VERNOR AND HOOD IN THE POULTRY,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...the true and lawful end of aspiring; for good thoughts (though God accept them,) yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put...theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God's rest: " Et conversus Deus, ut aspiceret opera, quae fecerunt manus suae, vidit quod omnia essent bona nimis;"...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the true and lawful end of aspiring; for good thoughts (though God accept them), yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put...power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Men1, and good works are the end of man's motion , and conscience of the same is the accomplishment...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the true and lawful end of aspiring. For good thoughts, though God accept them, yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put...theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God's rest. Et conversus Deus, ut aspiceret opera, qucefecerunt manus SUCE, vidit quodomnia essent bona nimis;...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...good thoughts (though God accept them), yet towards men are little better than good dreams, exrept they be put in act; and that cannot be without power...of man's motion; and conscience of the same is the accomplNhment of man's rest: for if a man can bo partaker of God's theatre, he shall likewise be partaker...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...true and lawful end of aspiring ; for good thoughts (though God accept them) , yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put...theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God's rest : " Et conversus Dens, ut aspiceret opera, quae fecenint manus SUEC, vidit qnod omnia essent bona nimis...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...good dreams, except they be put in act; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage or commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end...theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God's rest : " Et conversus Deus, ut aspiceret opera, qme fecerunt manus su-.r, vidit quod omnia essent bona nimis;"...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...the true and lawful end of aspiring; for good thoughts (though God accept them), yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage or commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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