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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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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821 - 398 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...love with them is all one, as to fall in love with a pict\ire. But yet, notwithstanding, it is a thing not hastily to be condemned, to clothe and adorn...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1824
...? 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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...? 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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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 434 pages
...seems to me that Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity : for words art but the images of matter ; and except they have life...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 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 chatting together,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826 - 626 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 538 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...learning, of which Pygmalion's frenzy is a good emblem ; for words are but the images of matter, and to fall in love with them is all one as to fall in love with a picture." (b) These different subjects are classed under the quaint observatione dignum (licet nobis modernis...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837 - 352 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 one as to fall in love with a picture. But yet, notwithstanding, it is not hastily to be condemned to clothe and adorn the obscurity even...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ...

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 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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