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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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Nasology: Or, Hints Towards a Classification of Noses

George Jabet - Character - 1848 - 263 pages
...man of a sublime genius, who took a view of everything as from a high rock." -De Augmentis, sec. 5. always that this prospect be with pity, and not with...in providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth."* Is this the language of one who had no higher aim than " to supply man's vulgar wants, and whose eye...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

1778
...and serene — and to see the errors, the wanderings, the mists, and tempests, in the vale below ; always that this prospect be with pity, and not with...in Providence, and turn upon the, poles of truth. •wee* Sleep, Disease, Death. In the last No. of the Miscellany, we presented a piece, entitled "...
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The gallery of engravings, ed. by G. N. Wright (C. H. Timperley). Ser. 2, ed ...

Gallery - 1848
...acknowledgments to that Being from whom this and all other mercies flow." Lord Bacon has said, that " it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Jenuer is a striking illustration of the truth of this remark. The modesty of Jenner was manifested...
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The Works of the Rev. Robert Hall, A.M.: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 4

Robert Hall - Baptists - 1849
...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...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." He repeated the last sentence, " ' Turn upon the poles of truth !' How beautiful ! There, sir, I will...
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American Whig Review, Volume 9

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1849
...light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth 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." Again, in the preface to Novum Organum : " We would in general admonish all to consider the true ends...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 19

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Education - 1921
...nature of a stumble."204 "Our very walking," as Goethe puts it, "is a series of falls." Bacon writes, "certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of the earth." Shelley's mind moved in charity, but turned anywhere except upon the poles of the earth....
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Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

Lisa Jardine - Science - 1974 - 267 pages
...seriousness to the observation. The section culminates in another weighty and 'incontrovertible' sentence: Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. [VI, 378] The development so far discussed is contained within a single extended paragraph. In this...
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Ideology, Philosophy, and Politics

Neale Hamilton Tayler, Frederick Charles Copleston, Conference for the Study of Political Thought - Literary Collections - 1982 - 245 pages
...paper. As Bacon says, so long as one contemplates the errors of others with pity rather than pride "it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." IV John Locke is a more ambiguous figure in the history of modern European thought than Bacon. The...
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Ceremony and Civility in English Renaissance Prose

Anne Drury Hall - Literary Criticism - 2010
...the point. Bacon's repeated announcement of his logical organization in the Essays is something new: 'To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business ("Of Truth," 48); "But let us pass from this part of predictions [of 22. Jonson, Discoveries, 8:622,...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 409 pages
...does not mention Machiavelli in the passage, should be added what Bacon writes of in Of Truth (1625) : To pass from theological and philosophical truth to...business; it will be acknowledged, even by those that practice it not, that clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood...
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