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" The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to find it out ;" as if, according to the innocent play of children, the Divine Majesty took delight to hide his works, to the end to have them found out ; and as if kings could not... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord ... - Page 42
by Francis Bacon - 1824
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...Matter .? prov. xxv, 2, As if, according to the innocent and fweet Play of Children, the Divine Majefty took Delight to hide his, Works, to the end to have them found out <, and ate if Kings could not obtain a greater Honour, than to be God's Play-fellows in that Game ^ efpecially...
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Letters and remains of the lord chancellor Bacon, collected by R. Stephens ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1734
...affirmeth directly, that the glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the King is tojind it out, as if according to the innocent play of children, the divine Majefly took delight to hide his works, to the end to have them found out ; for in nameing the King...
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A Commentary Upon the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha: Genesis to ...

1809
...invention of truth ; which it is the glory of God to conceal, and the glory o£ a king to find out. As if the divine majesty took delight to hide his works,...to have them found out; and as if kings could not attain greater honour, (or pleasure or recreation either), than to employ themselves in that business;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...truth ; for so he saith expressly, The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to jind it out ; as if, according to the innocent...commandment of wits and means, whereby nothing needeth to be hidden from them. Neither did the dispensation of God vary in the times after our Saviour came into...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...he saith expressly, " The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to find it out;" as if, according to the innocent play of...commandment of wits and means, whereby nothing needeth to be hidden from them. Neither did the dispensation of God vary in the times after our Saviour came into...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...he saith expressly, " The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to find it out ;" as if, according to the innocent play of...commandment of wits and means, whereby nothing needeth to be hidden from them. Neither did the dispensation of God vary in the times after our Saviour came into...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...he saith expressly, " The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the " glory of the king is to find it out ;" as if, according to the innocent play of...commandment of wits and means, whereby nothing needeth to he hidden from them. Neither did the dispensation of God vary in the times after our Saviour came into...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825
...affirmeth directly, that the glory of God " is to con" ceal a thing, but the glory of the king IB to find it " out," as if, according to the innocent play of...hide his works, to the end to have them found out; for in naming the king he intendeth man, taking such a condition of man as hath most excellency and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...affirmeth directly, that the glory of God " is to con" ceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to find it " out," as if, according to the innocent play of...hide his works, to the end to have them found out ; for in naming the king he intendeth man, taking such a condition of man as hath most excellency and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...he saith expressly, " The glory of God is to conceal a thing, but the glory of the king is to find it out ; " as if, according to the innocent play of...commandment of wits and means, whereby nothing needeth to be hidden from them. Neither did the dispensation of God vary in the times after our Saviour came into...
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