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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 Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Page 261
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...face of the matter, or chaos; then he breatheth light into the face of man; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...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...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...poet who beautified the sect of philosophers, which was otherwise less noble than the rest, yet said excellently well : — " It is a pleasure to stand...see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand at the window of a castle and to watch a battle, with the adventure thereof below ; but no pleasure...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breatheth light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...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...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...matter or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and iuspireth light into the face of his chosen. The poet that beautified...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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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...matter or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and iuspireth light into the face of his chosen. The poet that beautified...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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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...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...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The poct that beautified the sect, that was otherwise inferior...pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships toss'd upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventares...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...face of the matter, or chaos; then he breathed light 'into the face of man; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships toss'd upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...humanity. " It is a pleasure," says Lucretius by the month of Lord Bacon, " to stand upon the sea-shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea : a pleasure...see a battle and the adventures thereof below;" but nothing, in my mind, can equal the joy of him, who being solitary and comfortless, hears the roar of...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1821
...humanity. " It is a pleasure," says Lucretius by the mouth of Lord Bacon, " to stand upon the sea-shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea : a pleasure...see a battle and the adventures thereof below ;" but nothing, in my mind, can equal the joy of him, who being solitary and comfortless, hears the roar of...
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