Francisci Baconi de Verulamio, summi Angliae cancellarii, Novum organum, sive indicia vera de interpretatione naturae

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e Typographeo Academico., 1855 - 385 pages
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Page 124 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 38 - The lowness of the present state, That sets the past in this relief? Or that the past will always win A glory from its being far; And orb into the perfect star We saw not, when we moved therein?
Page 129 - So it is in contemplation; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Page 29 - Air, and ye elements, the eldest birth Of Nature's womb, that in quaternion run Perpetual circle, multiform ; and mix And nourish all things ; let your ceaseless change Vary to our great Maker still new praise.
Page 27 - For all that meets the bodily sense I deem Symbolical, one mighty alphabet For infant minds ; and we in this low world Placed with our backs to bright Reality, That we may learn with young unwounded ken The substance from its shadow.
Page x - I myself have seen at the least twelve copies of the Instauration, revised year by year, one after another, and every year altered and amended in the frame thereof...
Page 99 - Quod si quis aetate matura et sensibus integris et mente repurgata se ad experientiam et ad particularia de integro applicet, de eo melius sperandum est.
Page 107 - Verum ad hujus inductionis sive demonstrationis instructionem bonam et legitimam quamplurima adhibenda sunt, quae adhuc nullius mortalium cogitationem subiere; adeo ut in ea major sit consumenda opera, quam adhuc consumpta est in syllogisme; atque hujus inductionis auxilio, non solian ad axiomata invenienda, verum etiam ad notiones terminandas, utendum est. Atque in hac certe inductione spes maxima sita est.
Page 12 - For first, it trieth the writer, whether he be superficial or solid: for Aphorisms, except they should be ridiculous, cannot be made but of the pith and heart of sciences...
Page 37 - Maximum et velut radicale discrimen ingeniorum, quoad philosophiam et scientias, illud est ; quod alia ingenia sint fortiora et aptiora ad notandas rerum differentias, alia ad notandas rerum similitudines.

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