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" ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. "
The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon - Page 7
by Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 pages
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...depraved Judgments and ArFe&ions, yet TRUTH (which only doth judge itfelf) teaches, that the Inquiry after TRUTH, which is the Lovemaking, or Wooing of it; the Knowledge of TRUTH, which is the Prefence of it ; and the Reception of, and Affeat to TRUTH, which is the Enjoying B z of 4 Of TR -tr...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...but the Lie that finks in, and fettles in it ; fuch f mean as we fpake of before. But howfoever thefe Things are thus, in Men's depraved Judgments and Affections, yet TRUTH (which only doth judge itfelf) teaches, that the Inquiry after TRUT H, which is the Lovemaking, or Wooing of it; the Knowledge...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...man's depraved judgment and affections, truth, which only judges itself, teacheth that the enquiry cf truth, which is the lovemaking, or wooing of it—...presence of it*— 'and the belief of truth, which is the en;oyment of it, is the sovereign good of human nature- * The first creature of God in the works of...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief of the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BACON'S ESSAYS. Is...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief or the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BAcON'S ESSAYS....
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...depraved judgments and affections ; yet truth, which only judges itself, teaches, that the enquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it,...the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, aud the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. The first...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 10

Phrenology - 1848
...never maintained before, the principles of the " inspired philosopher" of Upsal. "The inquiry after truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it; the...the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it." Lord Bacon says, "is the sovereign good of human nature." There was never a more sincere lover of truth...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus in mens depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which...knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the l>elief of truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creature...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...lie, that sinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments...itself, teacheth that the inquiry of truth, which is the love making, or wooing of it; the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it; and the belief of...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822
...lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments...itself, teacheth that the inquiry of truth, which is the love making or wooing of it; the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it; and the belief of...
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