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" The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. "
Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 65
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the study of the worts and creatures of God ;" and in effecting the object of this new society, which is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of...the enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the accomplishment of all things possible, be gives a finished exampkofthelucidusordo. Having set forth...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

1843 - 750 pages
...both its credenda and its agenda ; its researches are both lucifera and fructifera ; its end is both " the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things,...empire to the effecting of all things possible." * The latter of these was a continual subject of high and bright anticipation to Lord Bacon ; and, throughout...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 604 pages
...functions whereto our " fellows are assigned. And, fourthly, the ordinances " and rites which we observe. " THE end of our foundation is the knowledge of " causes, and secret motions of things ; and the en" larging of the bounds of human empire, to the " effecting of all things possible. " THE preparations...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...knowledge, " Such," he says, " is a relation of the true state of Solomon's house, the end of which foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the find a difference in things buried in earth, or in air below the earth ; and things buried in water....
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 3

1825
...restitution of man to the sovereignty of nature;" (of the interpretation of nature;) "The enlarging the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible/' — (New Atlantis.) From the enlargement of reason he did not separate the growth of virtue, for he...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...knowledge, " Such," he says, " is a relation of the true state of Solomon's house, the end of which foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the find a difference in things buried in earth, or in air below the earth ; and things buried in water....
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...ordinances and rites which we observe. " The end o" our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and seer-' hurtful, to discontinue it by little and little; but so, as if thou do th» effecting of all things possible. " The preparations and instruments are these. We have large...
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The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History, Volume 2

William Whewell - 1840 - 606 pages
...institution to the inquiring traveller, describes it by the name of Solomon's House; and says *, " The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things ; and the enlarging the bounds of the human empire to effecting of things possible." And, as parts of this House, he describes...
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The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History, Volume 2

William Whewell - 1840 - 606 pages
...institution to the inquiring traveller, describes it by the name of Solomon's House; and says *, " Tbe end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things ; and the enlarging the bounds of the human empire to effecting of things possible." And, as parts of this House, he describes...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of ...

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1842 - 552 pages
...is such a college for making discoveries as we have just spoken of. Of this institution, he says, " The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging the bounds of the human empire to effecting of things possible." As parts of this house, there are...
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