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" For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered... "
The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ... - Page 224
by Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1824
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. 14. The mind is more affected by affirmatives than negatives. (p) As was well answered by Diaguras...
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Essay on Language

William Samuel Cardell - 1825 - 203 pages
...early framers of speech. 10. Lord Bacon, speaking of the advancement of learning, says — "And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us, by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort : and...
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A Sequel to the Diversions of Purley: Containing an Essay on English Verbs ...

John Barclay (of Calcots.) - 1826 - 170 pages
...nostrae vim, et notionem videtur. f De Nat. Deorum, Lib. i. cap. 26. * " And lastly," says Bacon, " let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort: and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. 14. The mind is more affected by affirmatives than negatives. (p) As was well answered by Diaguras...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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Poems, now first collected

Chandos Leigh (1st baron.) - 1839
...beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced." — BACON. " High speculations," says JEREMY TIYLOR, " are barren as the tops of cedars, buI the fundamentals...
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Poems: Now First Collected

Chandos Leigh - 1839 - 402 pages
...beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced."—BACON. of cedars, bin the fundamentals of Christianity are fruitful as the valleys or the...
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