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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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...and to fee a Battle, and the Adventures thereof below : but no Pleafure is comparable to thejianding upon the vantage Ground of Truth ; (A Hill not to...be commanded, and where the Air is always clear and ferene) and to fee the Errors, and Wanderings, and Mifts, and Tempejis, in the Vale below : So always...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures7 thereof below j but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not to be 1 As one would. At pleasure ; unrestrained. 2 Unpleasing. Unpleasant; distasteful. ' How flares thy...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...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 ; unrestrained. 3 Unpleasing. Unpleasant; distasteful. ' How dares thy...
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The works of the Rev. Robert Hall, A.M.: with a memoir of his life, Volume 4

Robert Hall, Joseph Belcher - 1858
...see a battle, and the adventurers 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 ia always clear and serene), and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...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 vantageground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene),...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1860
...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...comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of TAKINGS AND LEAVINGS. 329 Truth (a hill not to he commanded, and where the air is always clear and...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1860 - 715 pages
...castle and to see a battle, and the the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure to adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth — (a bill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene}...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon, Alexander Spiers, Basil Montagu - English essays - 1861 - 360 pages
...the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth," (a hill not to be commanded, and where...wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below ; " 8 so always that this prospect be the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath...
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Philosophia Ultima

Charles Woodruff Shields - Philosophy and religion - 1861 - 96 pages
...philosophy, "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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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 715 pages
...the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth — (a hill not to be commanded, and where...to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and temfiesrs in the vale below :' so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or...
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