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" ... in the entrance of philosophy, when the second causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay there it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause; but when a man passeth on... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord ... - Page 8
by Francis Bacon - 1824
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 7

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
...highest cause ; but when a man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence of (d) VoJ. II. p. 13. causes, and the works of Providence ; then, according...that the highest link of nature's chain must needs he tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair. To conclude, therefore, let no man, upon a weak conceit of...
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The Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - 1829 - 635 pages
...and cheering doctrines. ' And after all, though learning has been a man passes on farther, and sees the dependence of causes, and the works of Providence...believe that the highest link of nature's chain must be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair. To conclude, therefore, let no man, on a weak conceit of sobriety,...
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Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - 1830 - 368 pages
...the highest cause; but when a man passes on farther, and sees the dependance of causes on the work of Providence; then, according to the allegory of...believe that the highest link of nature's chain must be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair. To conclude, therefore, let no man, on a weak conceit of sobriety,...
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A treatise on the nature and causes of doubt in religious questions [by D.B ...

David Bristow Baker - 1831 - 192 pages
...creep in; and when a man passeth on farther, and beholds the dependency, continuation, and confederacy of causes, and the works of Providence; then, according...highest link of nature's chain, must needs be tied to Jupiter's chair."" * As for the supposed religious tendency of the affecting scenes, which the profession...
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Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern ...

Isaac Preston Cory - 1833 - 222 pages
...induce some oblivion of the highest cause : but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependance of causes and the works of providence ; then, according...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." Natural history leads us to the contemplation of the wisdom and goodness of the Almighty : and Causation...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...it dwell and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; but when a man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence of causes, and...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." Upon this subject Lord Bacon's sentiments seemed to have been formed at an early period of his life,...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes, and the works...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair.'' And to the same effect, David Hume in his general corollary at the conclusion of his Essays, says,...
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The church-yard stile, 12 sermons

Edward William Clarke - 1835
...if it dwell and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; but when man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence of causes, and...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." See Appendix M. have been able to learn from meditation, from research, and from inquiry ; and with...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 pages
...it dwell and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; but, when a man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence of causes and...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." Such, then, is the nature of knowledge, or the understanding the properties of creatures, and the names...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 pages
...it dwell and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; but, when a man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence of causes and...poets, he will easily believe that the highest link 23 of nature's chain must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." Such, then, is the nature...
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