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" The first creature of God, in the works of the days, was the light of the sense; the last was the light of reason; and his sabbath work, ever since, is the illumination of his Spirit. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 15
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874 - 274 pages
...is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creation of God in the work of the days, was the light of the sense; the last...Sabbath work, ever since, is the illumination of His spirits. First, He breathed light upon the face of matter or chaos; then He breathed light into the...
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874 - 588 pages
...have asked. " Yes, dear, we shall see in heaven. There shall be no night there." THE first creation of God in the works of the days was the light of the sense, the last was the light of the reason ; and His Sabbath-work ever since is the illumination of the spirit. — Bacon. IF a beam...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874 - 100 pages
...knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it; and the belief of truth, 29 which is the enjoying of it; is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creature of God, 30 in the works of the days, was the light of the sense, the last was the light of reason, and His...
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Latin Hymns, with English Notes: For Use in Schools and Colleges

Francis Andrew March - 1875 - 336 pages
...care of night, through the day. Worthy to be coupled with Hilary's hymn are these rhythms of Bacon : "The first creature of God in the works of the days...since is the illumination of his Spirit. First he breatheth light upon the face of matter, or chaos ; then he breatheth light into the face of man ;...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876 - 300 pages
...knowledge of truth (which is the presence of it) and the belief of truth, 40 (which is the enjoying of it) is the sovereign good of human nature. The...illumination of his spirit. First he breathed light upon 45 the face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876 - 466 pages
...the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying d our time, during a tho light of reason ; and His sabbath work ever since is tho illumination of His spirit. First He breathed...
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English ..., Volume 1

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1874 - 462 pages
...the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature. The lirst creature of God, in the works of the days, was the...since, is the illumination of his Spirit. First, he breatheth light upon the face of the matter, or chaos; then he breatheth light into the face of man;...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878 - 246 pages
...the knowledge of Truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of Truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creature 22 of God, in the works of the days, was the light of the sense; 23 the last was the light of reason;...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879 - 272 pages
...knowledge of truth (which is the presence of it) and the belief of truth 40 (which is the enjoying of it) is the sovereign good of human nature. The...illumination of his spirit. First he breathed light upon 45 the face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man ; and still he breatheth...
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Supernatural Revelation: Or, First Principles of Moral Theology

Thomas Rawson Birks - 1879 - 304 pages
...the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. " The...illumination of His Spirit. First, he breathed light on the face of the matter, or chaos ; then he breathed light into the face of man, and still he breatheth...
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