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" It seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity ; for words are but the images of matter, and except they have life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is all one as to fall in love with a picture. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 331
by George Burnett - 1807
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 246 pages
...Donkey. * He is said to have fallen in love with a bcautiful statue which he had himself sculptured. are but the images of matter; and except they have...them is all one as to fall in love with a picture. But yet, notwithstanding, it is a thing not hastily to be condemned, to clothe, and adorn the obscurity,...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

1871 - 870 pages
...letter. It seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity ; for words are but the images of matter ; and except they have life of reason and invention, to full in love with them is all one as to fall in love with a picture." — Bacon's Works, Vol. ii. pp....
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...letter? It seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity ; for words are but the images of matter, and except they have...them is all one as to fall in love with a picture. But yet, notwithstanding, it is a thing not hastily to be condemned, to clothe and adorn the obscurity,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emhlem or portraiture of this vanity ; for words are hut the images of matter, and except they have life of...them is all one as to fall in love with a picture. But yet, notwithstanding, it is a thing not hastily to he condemned, to clothe and adorn the ohscurity,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847 - 580 pages
...It seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity J ; for words are but the images of matter ; and except they have...them is all one as to fall in love with a picture. * Fluency., f Donkey. + He is said to have fallen in love with a beautiful statue which he had himself...
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Essays, Theological and Miscellaneous, Reprinted from the Princeton Review ...

1847 - 612 pages
...and not matter. It seems to me that Pygmalion's phrensy is a good emblem of this fault ; for words are but the images of matter; and except they have life of reason and invention, to fall in lore with them, ia all one as to fall in love with a picture." ject of man's moral agency is a matter...
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Faust, a tragedy, tr. by capt. [C.H.] Knox

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847 - 360 pages
...emblem and portraiture of this vanity ; for words are but the images of matter, and except they have the life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is all as one as to fall in love with a picture." — Bacon. * Three years will quickly slip away, And then...
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Faust: A Tragedy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847 - 8 pages
...emblem and portraiture of this vanity ; for words are but the images of matter, and except they have the life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is all as one as to fall in love with a picture.'' — Bacon. Three years will quickly slip away, And then...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...for what are words but the images of matter? and, except they be animated with the spirit of reason, to fall in love with' them, is all one as to fall in love with a picture. Demetrius, the grammarian, finding in the temple of Delphos a knot of philosophers set chatting together,...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
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