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" ... if the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page 87
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...tumult make them not audible, all things dissolve into anarchy and confusion. Books and Ships Compared. c W N ]H - participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other 1 Libraría. Libraries...
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Our National System of Education: An Essay

John Cleaves Henderson - 1877 - 134 pages
...Lord Bacon, will probably be recognized by many, if not by every one : " If the invention of ships was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast seas of time, and...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - 1878 - 515 pages
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding...So that, if the invention of the ship was thought 80 noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1878 - 368 pages
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in tho minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages ; so that if tho invention of the ship was thought BO noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - 1880 - 842 pages
...tumult make them not audible, all things dissolve into anarchy and confusion. Bvvks and Ships Compared. If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and cousociateth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to...
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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881 - 104 pages
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in 5 the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding...in participation of their fruits, how much more are let. ters to be magnified, which as ships pass through the vast seaa of time, and make ages so distant...
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Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Albert Pike - 1871 - 861 pages
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages ; so that if the invention of the ship wai thought so noble, which canieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 253

1882
...province, was of course a lover of books ; his periods in their praise are as grand as Cicero's : — If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...how much more are letters to be magnified, which, a ships, pass through the vast seas of time, and make ages so distant to participate of the wisdom,...
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Studies in Early English Literature

Emelyn W. Washburn - 1882 - 225 pages
...to be called images, because they generate and cast their seeds in the minds of others": * * * and "if the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches from place to place, how much more letters, which, as ships, pass through the vast seas of time, and...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - 1883 - 516 pages
...had need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not." I add one very fine illustration : " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...be magnified, which as ships pass through the vast sea of Time, and make ages so distant participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the...
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