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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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The Calcutta Christian Observer, Volume 2

Baptists - 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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The Saturday magazine

1833
...shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to sec a battle, and the adventures thereof 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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Reminiscences of the Rev. Robert Hall: And Sketches of His Sermons Preached ...

John Greene - Clergy - 1834 - 353 pages
...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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The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Volume 18

Medicine - 1836
...to stand upon the •shore and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the windows of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures...commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene,) anil to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below:' so always that...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine).

1837
...pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand ÍD the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below ; hut no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth, (a hill not to be...
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Essays and selections

Basil Montagu - 1837
...prophetic faith of two or three solitary individuals." XII. Having surmounted all difficulties, he stands upon the vantage ground of truth, a hill not to be commanded, and however laborious the ascent may have been, when the serenity and fair prospect is a grateful reward....
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1867
...stand upon the sea-shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the whitlow of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below ;" but nothing in our poor mind can equal the joy of him, who being solitary and comfortless, hears the roar...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1867
...pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth (a hill not to be endangered, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors and wanderings and mists and temand philosopher, saith, "It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore and to see ships tossed upon the...
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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
...above them. ' No pleasure," says Lord Bacon, ' is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth : (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air in always clear and serene ;) and to see the errors, , and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...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 standing upon the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...
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