Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 61 - 70 of 188 on It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea :....
" 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
Full view - About this book

Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 5

William Kidd - Science - 1854
...success a frequent reward. There is no pleasure comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of Truth — a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene. Certainly it is Heaven upon earth to have the mind moving in charity, resting in Providence, and turning...
Full view - About this book

Our native land, or, Scenes and sketches from British history, by the author ...

British history - 1855
...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 of it below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, and to...
Full view - About this book

India in Greece, Or, Truth in Mythology: Containing the Sources of the ...

Edward Pococke - Buddhism - 1856 - 406 pages
...principle. IV. SOUBCES OF GEEEK EEEOE. " No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of Truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the...wanderings and mists and tempests in the vale below : BO always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." LORD BACON. " Eiaay on...
Full view - About this book

Manchester papers

Manchester papers - 1856
...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 (a bill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors and...
Full view - About this book

The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon, Alexander Spiers, Basil Montagu - English essays - 1856 - 360 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...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 serene,)...
Full view - About this book

The Eastern Lily gathered: a memoir of Bala Shoondaree Tagore ... With a ...

1856
...Bacon, " 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 — a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always calm and serene...
Full view - About this book

Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures7 thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the...upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be 1 As one would. At pleasure ; uurestrained. * Unpleasing. Unpleasant; distasteful. ' How dares thy...
Full view - About this book

Manchester papers

Manchester papers - 1856
...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, — hut no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be...
Full view - About this book

Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...of a castle, and to see a hattle, and the adventures thereof helow ; hut no pleasure is comparahle to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not to he commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors, and wanderings,...
Full view - About this book

The Asylum Journal of Mental Science

Psychology - 1857
...a 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...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 ealm and serene,)...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF