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" Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 3
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick ...

Christian Frederick Swartz - India - 1835 - 414 pages
...In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is henven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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The Millennial Harbinger and Voluntary Church Advocate, Volumes 1-2

Churches of Christ - 1835
...clear and serene,) and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and tempests in the vale below: so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride. Certainly it is M heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles...
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The Philosophy of Living: Or, The Way to Enjoy Life and Its Comforts

Caleb Ticknor - Conduct of life - 1836 - 334 pages
...and serene,) and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below :' so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with...Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth."— (Bacon.) ' CT New-York, 1836. * Lucretius. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Misery of the human family — Man...
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The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Volume 18

Medicine - 1836
...and serene,) anil to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below:' so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with...is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charily, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." — (Bacon.) p. vi. Now, all this is...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 6

English literature - 1836
...be ever to love a man who can only talk of votes, seats, rolls, and qualifications !" CHAPTER XVI. ' Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." LORD nACON. "WELL, what do you think of our member?" was Miss Pratt's first salutation to Gertrude,...
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Female improvement

Elizabeth Sandford - 1836
...in truth is a Christian happiness. For, certainly, as the great philosopher of our country says, " It is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth."* The love of truth is evidenced in the lesser as well as in the graver transactions of life, — in...
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Baptismal regeneration, as exhibited in the formularies of the Church ...

William Hull (perpetual curate of St. Gregory's, Norwich.) - Baptism - 1836 - 99 pages
...only the majesty, but the benignity of the Divine administration. " Certainly," as Lord Bacon says, "it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." While querulous men are, at once, indulging their bad passions, and taking credit for superior piety,...
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Letters on the Evidences, Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion ...

Olinthus Gregory - Apologetics - 1836 - 492 pages
...consoling doctrine. How strange, that while, conformably with the wise observation of Lord Bacon, " it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth '," there should be found men of ingenuity and literature, who dazzle by their talents and delude by...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine)., Volume 1

1837
...and serene,) and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below : " so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. — Bacon. CONTENTMENT. — It is the general misfortune not to be content with what we have; not to...
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The Odd Fellows' Magazine

Fraternal organizations - 1838
...philosophers, Francis Bacon, in the following energetic sentence, — " Certainly it is heaven and earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." As perspicuity should always be the marked characteristic of a report, we shall in this digested analysis,...
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