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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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle and to see a battle, and the adventure thereof below: but 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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to >ee 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 — (a hill not to be -- commanded, and where the air is always clear and serenej...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...vantage-ground of truth—(a hill not to he • -mmanded, and where the air is always clear and serene.)— aad to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, -and tempests in the vale helow :' so always that this prospect he with pity, .ml not with swelling or pride. Certainly it is...
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Present condition and future prospects of the country in reference to free ...

F. C - 1846
...reformation." " No pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of trufi*; and to Ģee the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale below." LONDON: FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON, BACON. ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE. 1846. Price One...
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The claims of the gospel on the young

Joel Parker - Children - 1847 - 134 pages
...is a pleasure to stand upon the shore and 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 on the vantage-ground of truth, and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and tempests,...
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Nasology: Or, Hints Towards a Classification of Noses

George Jabet - Character - 1848 - 263 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...to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth, and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and tempests in the sea below ;'f so * New Atlantis....
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

1778
...battle, and the adventures thereof below ; • •. n<i fleai-ure is comparable to the standing on the vantage ground of truth — a hill not to be commanded,...always clear and serene — and to see the errors, the wanderings, the mists, and tempests, in the vale below ; always that this prospect be with pity,...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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...below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upsn the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and...
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The Worthies of Westmorland: Or, Notable Persons Born in that ..., Volume 1

George Atkinson - Cumbria (England) - 1849
...height whence we ought to survey so vast a subject — to the vantageground of truth ; whence we may see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below; whence we may track him through the windings of his varied life ; watch his progress from youth to...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...below : bul no pleasure is comparable to the stand-j ing upon ihe vanlage ground of truth, (a hill notJ ies of heat and cold, doth not impugn the cause rendered, that contraction of pores is inc wanderings-and miste, and lempesls in Ihe vale below :"JSo always lhat this prospecl be with pity,...
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