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" It is a view of delight (saith he) to stand or walk upon the shore side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon the sea; or to be in a fortified tower, and to see two battles join upon a plain. But it is a pleasure incomparable, for the mind of man... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 63
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...shore, and see a ship tossed at sea ; " or to be in a fortification, and see two armies join battle " up"on a plain. But it is a pleasure incomparable, for the *' mind to be seated by learning in the fortress of truth, " and from thence to view the errors and labours...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...eequora ventLs, $c. It is a view of delight, saith he, to stand or walk upon the shore-side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon the sea ; or to be...labours, and wanderings up and down of other men. 1 Lastly, leaving the vulgar arguments — that by learning man excelleth man in that, wherein man...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...vcntis, S$c. It is a view of delight, saith he, to stand or walk upon the shore-side, and to see & ship tossed with tempest upon the sea ; or to be in...labours, and wanderings up and down of other men. learning man excelkth man in that, wherein man excelleth beasts ; that by learning man ascendeth to...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - 1820 - 173 pages
...and to see a ship tost with tempest " upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window " of a castle, and to see two battles join upon a " plain: but it is a pleasure incomparable for th« " mind of man to be settled, landed, and fortified " in the certainty of truth, and from thence...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...turbantibus aequora ventis, &c. ' It is a view of delight, to stand or walk upon the shore side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon the sea ; or to be...fortified in the certainty of truth ; and from thence to decry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, and wanderings up and down of other men.' " (b)...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...perpetually interchangeable. " It is a view of delight, to stand or walk upon the "shore side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon " the sea; or to be..." battles join upon a plain; but it is a pleasure incompar" able, for the mind of man to be settled, landed, and for" tified in the certainty of truth;...
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 11

1826
...science. It is an old maxim, " buy truth and sell it not," and the poet Lucretius very happily says, " it is a pleasure incomparable for the mind of man,...labours, and wanderings up and down of other men." The investigation of nature cannot fail to be valuable. It engages all our intellectual faculties to...
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The Leodiensian; or Leeds grammar school magazine

Leeds grammar sch - 1828
...is delightful (says he) to stand or walk upon the shore, and to see a ship tossed with a tempest on the sea ; or to be in a fortified tower, and to see two armies engaging on the plain. But it is a pleasure incomparable, for the mind of man to be settled,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...turbantibus aequora ventis, &c. ' It is a view of delight, to stand or walk upon the shore side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon the sea; or to be...fortified in the certainty of truth ; and from thence to decry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, and wanderings up and down of other men.' " (b)...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...perpetually interchangeable. • " It is a view of delight, to stand or walk upon the "shore side, and to see a ship tossed with tempest upon " the sea; or to be..." battles join upon a plain; but it is a pleasure incompar" able, for the mind of man to be settled, landed, andfor" tified in the certainty of truth;...
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