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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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Baconiana

1939 - 482 pages
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - 1894 - 624 pages
...? 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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English Prose: Selections, Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - 1894 - 628 pages
...? 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 con'lemned, to clothe and adorn the obscurity...
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The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil, & Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 462 pages
...? 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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Advancement of Learning and Novum Organum

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 542 pages
...Pygmalion's frenzy seems a good emblem of this vanity; y for words are but the images of matter, and unless they have life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is to fall in love with a picture. Yet the illustrating the obscurities of philosophy with sensible and...
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Physical and Metaphysical Works: Including the Advancement of Learning and ...

Francis Bacon - 1901 - 606 pages
...Pygmalion's frenzy seems a good emblem of this vanity ;f for words are but the images of matter, and unless they have life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is to fall in love with a picture. Yet the illustrating the obscurities of philosophy with sensible and...
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Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms

Edwin Reed - 1902 - 470 pages
...to me that Pygmalion's frenzy [insania] 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 [siafua]." — Advancement of Learning ( 1 603-5). 301 IFS AND AMiR " When the parties were met themselves,...
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Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms

Edwin Reed - 1902 - 478 pages
...to me that Pygmalion's frenzy [insamia] 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 lore with them is all one as to fall in love with a picture \statva\."— Advancement of Learning (1603-5)....
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Bacon and Shake-speare Parallelisms

Edwin Reed - 1902 - 462 pages
...which we are pictures." Hamlet, iv. 5 (1604). " 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." — Advancement of Learning (1603-5). Ei 193 Man without judgment is a picture. — Shake-speare. Man...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1902 - 440 pages
...Pygmalion's frenzy seems a good emblem of this vanity;" for words are but the images of matter, and unless they have life of reason and invention, to fall in love with them is to fall in love with a picture. Yet the illustrating the obscurities of philosophy with sensible and...
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