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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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Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1862
...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; l and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. " The Preparations...
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Links in the Chain; Or, Popular Chapters on the Curiosities of Animal Life

George Kearley - 1862 - 295 pages
...realization of the ideal " Soloman's House," with its different means and appliances for ascertaining the " causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of Humane Empire, to the effecting of all things possible ;" while the united gatherings of their members...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1863 - 470 pages
...sole employment is to try new experiments, &c. "The end of our foundation," says one of the members, "is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of...human empire to the effecting of all things possible." Fontenelle paints in his own manner — that is, with expressions of which each has its point and its...
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The North Lonsdale Magazine and Lake District Miscellany

1867
...and, fourthly, the ordinances and rites which they observed. The end of the formation he defined to be the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things,...things possible. The preparations and instruments were numerous. They had caves of great depth ; some of them being sunk so far as six hundred fathoms...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 pages
...foremost article of his plan of Solomon's House, or a College of the Universal Science, thus : — " The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things ; and the enlarging the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting all things possible " ; or, as he says, again, the true...
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Monthly Journal of Science, and Annals of Biology, Astronomy ..., Volume 5

James Samuelson, William Crookes - 1868 - 664 pages
...Whereas the man who has devoted all the powers of his mind with unwearying industry to seeking out "the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire ; " * the man who really advances the human race by dispelling ignorance, by dethroning superstition,...
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Quarterly Journal of Science: 1868, Volume 5

1868 - 676 pages
...Whereas the man who has devoted all the powers of his mind with unwearying industry to seeking out "the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire ; " * the man who really advances the human race by dispelling ignorance, by dethroning superstition,...
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The Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1869 - 382 pages
...of whose foundation is the knowledge of causes and the secret motions of things, and the enlarging the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible"; and in Solomon's House Bacon's ideas are carried out, and man is in the process of " being restored...
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Western Skies: A Narrative of American Travel in 1868

John H. Bell - 1870 - 379 pages
...soon. In a word. the UmtedStates are again in the full tide of prosperity. — June, 1870. BEOOKLYN. The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. -^^— Baton. Canada I was recalled to the States. A young c5| friend in Brooklyn urged me to come...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870
...use of them." (W. in, 146). In other. words, as the Father of the House says in a supposed address, " the End of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." (W. HI, 156.) The following are a few of the parts and proceedings of this College. " We have certain...
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