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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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Mechanics Magazine, Volume 2

Industrial arts - 1824
...see ships tossed upon the sea ,- a pica Mire to stand in the window of a castle and to soc a battle j but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon...serene), and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mi its, and tempests in the vale below. — Bacon. No. 36.] SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1824. f Price 3d. I DOVE...
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Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Science, Arts, and Manufactures, Volume 2

Iron industry and trade - 1824
...see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to iiund in Hie window of a cattle and tu see a bailie ; but no pleasure is comparable to- the standing upon...'vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and .wliere Ihe air is always clear and serene), and to tee the errors, and wanderings, and inlsu, and...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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...to see " the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below :" so always that this prospest be with pity, and not with swelling or...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...stand upon the shore, ft OF TRUTH. 5 " to see ships tossed 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 prospest be with pity, and not. with swelling or...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...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...to see " the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tem" pests, in the vale below:" so always that this prospest be with pity, and not with swelling or...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...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 adventures...vantage ground of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and xvhere the air is always clear and serene : ' and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 10

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1830
...the shore and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle anil to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below:...wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below." — BACON. • WATKINS AND HILL'S SELF-REGULATING RAIN-GAUGEA VOL. X. 34 SELF-REGULATING RAIN GAUGE....
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The Journal of Health, Volumes 3-4

...the shore, and to sec a ship tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of of a castle, to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below...where the air is always clear and serene), and to see errors and wanderings, and mists ana ten, pests, in the vale below ; ' so always that this prospect...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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...hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always eleur and serene,) and to see tb.2 errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1833
...a pleasure to stand on 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...below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and...
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