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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 Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

1843 - 754 pages
...both its credenda and its agenda; its researches are both luoifera and fructifera ; its end is both " the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things,...the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all thmgs possible." * The latter of these was a continual subject of high and bright anticipation to Lord...
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Utopia: or, The happy republic. To which is added, The new Atlantis, by lord ...

Thomas More (st.) - 1845 - 358 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, 28 and the en28 Solomon's House, therefore, was simply a college, instituted far the study of natural...
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Utopia; Or, the Happy Republic: A Philosophical Romance

Saint Thomas More - 1845 - 356 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,28 and the en M Solomon's House, therefore, was simply a college, institute for the study of...
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A History of the Royal Society, with Memoris of the Presidents, Volume 1

Charles Richard Weld - 1848 - 584 pages
...institution as the Royal Society more distinctly set forth. Describing this imaginary establishment, he says, "The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...things possible. The preparations and instruments are — large and deep caves for coagulations, indurations, refrigerations, and conservation of bodies,...
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A History of the Royal Society, with Memoris of the Presidents, Volume 1

Charles Richard Weld - 1848 - 570 pages
...as the Royal Society more distinctly set forth. Describing this imaginary establishment, he says, " The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...things possible. The preparations and instruments are—large and deep caves for coagulations, indurations, refrigerations, and conservation of bodies,—...
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Nasology: Or, Hints Towards a Classification of Noses

George Jabet - 1848 - 263 pages
...urges his disciples " to fix their minds on the contemplation of the immutable essences of things." " The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of * Filum Labyrinthi. things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...confirming of it in strength of sinews, vital parts, and the very juice and substance of the body. CAVES. The preparations and instruments are these : we have...deep caves of several depths ; the deepest are sunk 600 fathoms, and some of them are digged and made under great hills and mountains ; so that if you...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...of knowledge, "such," he says, "is a relation of the true state of Solomon's house, the end of which is not my felicity ; I know I have clean hands, and...friends, or servants. But Job himself, or whosoever possible.1' In these glorious inventions of one rich mind, may be traced much of what has been effected...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...whereto our fellows are assigned. And. fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe.. \ ( * v" The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to thr effecting of all things possible. _) " The preparations and instruments are these. We have large...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852
...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...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." In these glorious inventions of one rich mind, may be traced much of what has been effected in science...
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