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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 5
edited by - 1864
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1847
...before it, and not in its possessions. Of the sufficiency of virtue he has said no less than this : " Certainly, it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." We doubt if a loftier or more beautiful sentiment can be found in any writer of antiquity. It is true,...
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The Churchman's monthly review

1845
...and sincere conviction that he is well entitled to do so. Lord Bacon has beautifully observed that " certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." In our view, it is equally certain that such a mind is formed to be a guiding one ; and to this class,...
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The inheritance, by the author of Marriage. By the author of 'Marriage ...

Susan Edmonstone Ferrier - 1841
...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...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth — LORD BACON. " WELL, what do you think of our member?" was Miss Pratt's first salutation to Gertrude,...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1867
...Nottingham, September 15, 1J68. Pubshed by request of the Conference. pests in the vale below ; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." To the intelligent Nonconformist this vantage-ground just now preeminently belongs. The sea of politics...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1842
...so clearly fallacious. ERASMUS. " HEAVEN UPON EARTH." " IT is heaven upon earth," Lord Bacon says, " to have a man's mind move in Charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth." If the opposite of these be hell upon earth, a good many, who least imagine it, have themselves, in...
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Horae Solitariae: Or, Essays Upon Some Remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus ...

Ambrose Serle - Holy Spirit - 1842 - 708 pages
...believers are exhorted • " Certainly (says Lord Bacon in his Essays) it is heaven upon earth to haven man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." t The prophets, and even the ancient Jews, understood the Mcuiuh by this name of MIRCT i and the Mcstiah....
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter, George Barrell Emerson - Education - 1842 - 552 pages
...to descry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, wanderings up and down of other men' — so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." — LORD BACON. " Do not all charms fly At the mere touch of cold philosophy t There was an awful rainbow...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 3

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1845
...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.' I used kind words, and shall continue to do so. Hitherto I have had no occasion to notice any thing...
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The North British Review, Volume 1

1844
...light into the face of man ; and still he breathes and inspires light into the face of his chosen. Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." In this way every science finds its scope in Him who is the source of Truth and Beauty. Upon this subject,...
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A Present from a Pastor to His Young Parishioners: In Ten Discourses; Urging ...

James Flint - Youth - 1844 - 328 pages
...profound observer of the true sources of happiness, so often cited, has said that it "is certainly heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity,...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." And of what this great man adds in the same paragraph the character of Col. Pickering furnishes a striking...
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