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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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Francis Bacon und seine geschichtliche Stellung: ein analytischer Versuch

Heussler - 1889 - 199 pages
...rieh storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate"; N. Atl., III p. 156: „The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret inotions of tihngs; and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things...
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Ideal Commonwealths: Plutarch's Lycurgus, More's Utopia, Bacon's New ...

Plutarch - 1890 - 298 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,...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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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1891 - 466 pages
...mankind over the world." 1 " A restitution of man to the sovereignty of nature." 2 " The enlarging the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible." 3 From the enlargement of reason, he did not separate the growth of virtue; for he thought that " truth...
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Sonnenschein's Cyclopaedia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All ...

Alfred Ewen Fletcher - 1892 - 580 pages
...words imputed to the president or father of the house, 'the knowledge of causes and secret notions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human...empire to the effecting of all things possible.' The fellows cî the college were employed severally as travelling fellows, called merchants of light, as...
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The Origin of Plant Structures by Self-adaptation to the Environment

George Henslow - 1895 - 256 pages
...translation and of reproduction are reserved. Printed fy P.ALLANTYNE, HANSON & Co. At the Baliantync Press "The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things." — BACON. " What determines molecular motion ? The fundamental problem of Nature." — CROLL. "The...
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Ideal Commonwealths: Plutarch's Lycurgus; More's Utopia; Bacon's New ...

Henry Morley - 1896 - 284 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,...the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the eifecting of all things possible, v " The preparations and instruments are these. We have large and...
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A School History of English Literature, Volume 2

Elizabeth Lee - 1898
...the world".1 The end of their foundation was the "knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things ; the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible". That indeed was the object of all Bacon's philosophy. The rest of the fragment — for the work is...
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IDEAL EMPIRES AND REPUBLICS

CHARLES M. ANDREWS, PhD - 1901 - 378 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,...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 reckon...
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Famous Utopias: Being the Complete Text of Rousseau's Social ..., Volume 10

1901 - 317 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,...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. B The preparations and instruments are these. We have large and deep caves of several depths; the deepest...
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Ideal Empires and Republics: Rousseau's Social Contract, More's Utopia ...

1901 - 317 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,...secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the iK-,-. ...bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. " The preparations and instruments...
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