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" Myself am like the miller of Huntingdon, that was wont to pray for peace amongst the willows ; for while the winds blew,, the wind-mills wrought, and the water-mill was less customed. So I see that controversies of religion must hinder the advancement... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ... - Page 42
by Francis Bacon - 1838
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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - 1702 - 302 pages
...write not of. My felf, am like the Miller of Grancejler, that was wont to pray, for Peace, amongft the Willows ; For while the Winds blew, the Wind-mills wrought, and the Water-mill, was lefs cuftomed. So I fee, that Controverfies of Religion, muft hinder the Advancement of Sciences. Let...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...like the miller of Grancester, that was wont to pray for peace among the willows, for while the wind blew, the windmills wrought and the water-mill was less customed. So I see that controversies in religion must hinder the advancement of science"' DR. BBEWSTER. Dr. Brewster was put out of commons...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - 1819
...according to your discretion. Other matters I write not of. Myself am like the miller of Granchester, that was wont to pray for peace amongst the willows...Carriage, may restore you to your country, and your Mends to your society. And so I commend yera to God's goodness. Gray'»-Inn, Oct. 10, 1609. C. To Mr....
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...according to your discretion. Other matter* I write not of. Myself am like the miller of Granchester, that was wont to pray for peace amongst the willows;...customed. So I see that controversies, of religion must 2 hinder the advancement of sciences. Let me conclude with my perpetual wish towards yourself, that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1824
...according to your discretion. Other matters I write not of. Myself am like the miller of Granchester, that was wont to pray for peace amongst the willows,...religion must hinder the advancement of sciences. Let me conelude with my perpetual wish towards yourself, that the approbation of yourself, by your own discreet...
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - 1828 - 636 pages
...like the miller of Grancester, that was wont to pray for peace among the willows, for while the wind blew, the wind-mills wrought and the water-mill was less customed. So I see that controversies in religion must hinder the advancement of the sciences !" The letter is in the Middle Temple Library....
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
...Aristotleian.' 'Myself,' he adds, 'am like the miller of Huntington, that was wont to pray for peace among the willows ; for while the winds blew the wind-mills...religion must hinder the advancement of sciences.'* Long before the publication of his Instauration, Bacon had imparted the plan of it to bishop Andrews,...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
...Aristotleian.' 'Myself,' he adds, 'am like the miller of Huntington, that was wont to pray for peace among the willows ; for while the winds blew the wind-mills...wrought, and the water-mill was less customed. So HIS LIFE AND WORKS. 97 I see that controversies of religion must hinder the advancement of sciences.'...
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Notes and Queries

1913
...Philosophies ' (' Redargutio Philosophiarum ' ), Bacon says : — " Myself am like the miller of Huntingdon, that was wont to pray for peace amongst the willows...the windmills wrought, and the water-mill was less custorned." — EA Abbott, ' Francis Bacon,' 1885, p. 160. Can any one tell me whether the miller was...
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Notes and Queries

1913
...Redargutio Philosophiarum '), Bacon says : — " Myself am like the miller oí Huntingdon, that was »vont to pray for peace amongst the willows ; for while...windmills wrought, and the water-mill was less customed." — EA Abbott, ' Francis Bacon,' 1885, p. 160. Can any one tell me whether the miller was an actual...
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