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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 Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Página 259
por Francis Bacon - 1854
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Empty Pews & Selections from Other Sermons on Timely Topics

1886 - 167 páginas
...yourself by all means. But we believe with Lucretius, the Roman poet and philosopher, that while " it is a pleasure to stand upon the shore and to see...the window of a castle and to see a battle and the adventure thereof below, yet no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth,...
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Bacon's Essays, Volumen1

Francis Bacon - 1886
...matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and insptreth light into the face -of his chosen. The poet, that...inferior to the rest, saith yet excellently well, // is a pleasure to stand upon the 50 shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1887 - 536 páginas
...chaos ; then He breathed light into the face of man ; and still ' • Oen. li. 7. He breatheth end inspireth light into the face of His chosen. The poet...and to see ships tossed upon the sea ; a pleasure ta stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below: but no pleasure...
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Philosophia Ultima: Or, Science of the Sciences, Volumen1

Charles Woodruff Shields - 1888 - 1128 páginas
...philosophy utters forth in the name of the seers and sages of all time : " It is a pleasure to stand on the shore and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a...below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantageground of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene,)...
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Bacon's Essays, Volumen2

Francis Bacon - 1889
...face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...excellently well, It is a pleasure to stand upon the so shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to...
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Open Sesame!: Poetry and Prose for School-days, Volumen2

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - 1890
...the face of matter or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventurers thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage-ground of truth...
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Augustin Dupré, and His Work for America: Remarks Made Before the ...

William Sumner Appleton - 1890 - 6 páginas
...CARLYLE'S " FREDERICK " . 331 B—FROUDE'S AMERICAN CRITICS . . . 335 MODERN ENGLISH PROSE WRITERS It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see...a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and see a battle and the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 300 páginas
...face of the matter or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...inferior to the rest, saith yet excellently well : It if a pleasure to stand upon the short, and to tee ships tost upon the sea ; a pleamre to stand in the...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon ...

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 páginas
...of the 10 matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still 1 he breatheth and inspireth light into the face of his chosen. The...inferior to the rest, saith yet™ excellently well : — // is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea : a pleasure to...
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Emmett Bonlore: A Novel

Opie Percival Read - 1891 - 371 páginas
...sir, there never was a better, a purer expression than that of the Eoman poet Lucretius, when he said: 'It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to...no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantageground of truth, and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the vale...
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