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" From these and all long errors of the way, In which our wandering predecessors went, And, like th' old Hebrews, many years did stray, In deserts but of small extent, Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last : The barren wilderness he past ; Did on the... "
Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy - Page 311
1825
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A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland and Germany ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1783 - 488 pages
...led us forth at hit. The barren wildernefs he paft, Did on the very border fland Of the bled promifed land, And from the mountain top of his exalted wit Saw it himfelf, and fhewed us it. mer :— ttier : — To which Voltaire replied — Mo'ife, ne begayoit-il...
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Biographiana, Volume 2

William Seward - 1799 - 376 pages
...us forth at laft, The barren wildernefs he paft ; Did on the very border ftand Of the blefl promifed land, And from the mountain top of his exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and fhew'd us it. GALILEO. . Tuts great Philofopher having feen a telefeope invented by Metius,...
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Mooriana: or, Selections from the works of J. Moore, illustr. by ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1803 - 312 pages
...he supThe same allusion was long since made by Cowley— Bacon, like Muses, led us forth at !;i i. The barren wilderness he past, Did on the very border stand Of the best promised land, And from the mountain lop of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and shewed us it....
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Mooriana: Or, Selections from the Moral, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1803
...The same allusion was long since made by Cowley — Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last, '1 lu' barren wilderness he past, Did on the very border stand Of the best promised land, And from the mountain top of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and shewed us it....
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1806 - 294 pages
...predecessors went, And, like th' old Hebrews, many years did stray, In deserts but of small extent, Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last : The barren...he past ; Did on the very border stand Of the blest promis'd land ; And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and shew'd us it. But...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1809 - 296 pages
...predecessors went, And, like th' old Hebrews, many years did stray, In deserts but of small extent, Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last : The barren...he past ; Did on the very border stand Of the blest promis'd land ; And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and shew'd us it. But...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...predecessors Went, And, like th'old Hebrews, many years did stray In deserts, but of small extent," Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last : The barren...border stand Of the blest Promised land ; And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and show'd us it. But life did never to one man...
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The life of John Moore, M. D. A view of society and manners in France ...

John Moore, Robert Anderson - 1820 - 450 pages
...? • The same allusion, though probably Voltaire did not know it, was long •ince made by Cowley Bacon like Moses led us forth at last, The barren...blest promised land, And from the mountain top of his exali«d wit Saw it himself, and shew'd ui it. You must have heard of the animosity which has long...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

1843 - 706 pages
...expressed the nature of the service, which the great Improver of Learning rendered to his fellowmen. " Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last ; The barren wilderness he passed, Did on the very border stand Of the blest promised land ; And, from the mountain-top of his...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 13

British poets - 1822 - 346 pages
...predecessors went, And, like the' old Hebrews, many years did stray, In deserts but of small extent, Bacon, like Moses, led us forth at last : The barren wilderness he pass'd ; Did on the very border stand Of the bless'd promised land ; And from the mountain's top of...
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