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Page 418 - The idols of the tribe are inherent in human nature and the very tribe or race of man ; for man's sense is falsely asserted to be the standard of things; on the contrary, all the perceptions both of the senses and the mind bear reference to man and not to the universe, and the human mind resembles those uneven mirrors which impart their own properties to different objects, from which rays are emitted and distort and disfigure them.
Page 53 - But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been; a conjunction like unto that of the two highest planets. Saturn, the planet of rest and contemplation, and Jupiter, the planet of civil society and action...
Page 174 - formed man of the dust of the earth and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and man became a living soul.
Page 43 - Here therefore [is] the first distemper of learning, when men study words and not matter : whereof though I have represented an example of late times, yet it hath been and will be secundum majus et minus in all time.