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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 Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 83
by Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1860
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Proverbs: Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with Explanations; and ...

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814
...adventure thereof below; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and tempests in the vale below. So always," he adds, " that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." Act i Labores jucundi....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...thereof below; " but no pleasure is comparable to the stand" ing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill " not to be commanded, and where the air is " always...
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A Letter to Lord Ellenborough from Lord Cochrane

Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald, Edward Law Baron Ellenborough - Securities fraud - 1815 - 138 pages
...LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH F ROM LORD COCHRANE. Irr " LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH FKQM LORD ^COCHRANE. No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth. Baam Lord Verulam. If JUDGES act wrong, their proceedings ought to be published. — • If the PRESS...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...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: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...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
...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...to see " the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below :" so always, that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...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...pleasure is " comparable to the standing upon the vantage u ground of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and " where the air is always clear and serene : and...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1821
...Bacon, " to stand upon the sea-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 nothing, in my mind, can equal the joy of him, who being solitary and comfortless, hears the roar of...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...Bacon, " to stand upon the sea-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 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, Volume 2

1822
...Bacon, " to stand upon the sea-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 nothing, in my mind, can equal the joy of him, who being solitary and comfortless, hears the roar of...
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