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 255 - So from the root Springs lighter the green stalk, from thence the leaves More aery, last the bright consummate flower Spirits odorous breathes: flowers and their fruit, Man's nourishment, by gradual scale sublimed, To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual; give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding ; whence the Soul Reason receives, and Reason is her being, Discursive, or Intuitive: Discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 33 - 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 113 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 118 - 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 24 - 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 22 - 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 93 - 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 v - 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 35 - Credunt enim homines, rationem suam verbis imperare. Sed fit etiam ut verba vim suam super intellectum retorqueant et reflectant; quod philosophiam et scientias reddidit sophisticas et inactivas.
Page 345 - ... nostras, familiam humanam dotare dignentur. Atque illud insuper supplices rogamus, ne humana divinis officiant, neve ex reseratione viarum sensus et accensione majore luminis naturalis illiquid incredulitatis et noctis animis nostris erga divina mysteria oboriatur...

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