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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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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...of remedies, the preservation of food. ' The end of our foundation,' says his principal personage, ' is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things,...empire, to the effecting of all things possible.' And this ' possible ' is infinite. How did this grand and just conception originate ? Doubtless common...
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Transactions of the Albany Institute, Volume 7

Albany Institute - 1872 - 382 pages
...observations are inestimable, and would materially tend to the attainment of (in the language of Bacon), " the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things;...empire , to the effecting of all things possible." Report on the recent Progress of Chemistry. By LE ROT C. COOLET, Ph. D. [Read before the Institute,...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 2

1873 - 800 pages
...of Solomon " (as Bacon quaintly termed it), " the end of which is the knowledge of causes and of the secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the...human empire to the effecting of all things possible." While we have endeavored to show that abstract science is entitled to high appreciation and liberal...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...functions whereto our fellows are assigned. And fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe. " ich they hava arc these : we have large and deep caves of several depths ; the deepest are sunk six hundred fathoms,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1876 - 430 pages
...discovery of remedies, the preservation of food. The end of our foundation, says his principal personage, 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. Ami this " possible " is infinite. How did...
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Education, Volume 8

1888
...mankind over the world " ; " a restitution of man to the sovereignty of nature " ; " the enlarging the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible." The ethics of the industrial education is expressed in two words used by Macaulay as descriptive of the...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...worthy of the name, Solomon's House, 'the end of whose foundation is the knowledge of causes and the secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the...human empire to the effecting of all things possible.' His Motive. — The intense conviction that knowledge, in its existing state, was barren of practical...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...worthy of the name, Solomon's House, ' the end of whose foundation is the knowledge of causes and the secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the...bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible.'THa Motive. — The intense conviction that knowledge, in its existing state, was barren...
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 570 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,"1 and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things . possible....
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Science, Volume 49

John Michels (Journalist) - 1919 - 692 pages
...should be sent to The Editor of Science, Gameon-onHudaon, NY THE UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC HEALTHi ' ' THE end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things ; ,the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible." In these...
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