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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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Discourses on the Life and Character of John Thornton Kirkland, and of ...

Alexander Young - 1840 - 256 pages
...clustered around his own fireside, and found * " If the invention of the ship," says Lord Bacon, " was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities...regions in participation of their fruits, how much more arc letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast seas of time, and make ages so...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 616 pages
...fine eulogium of Bacon, on knowledge in general, but peculiarly applicable to this species of it ? " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...the vast seas of time, and make ages, so distant, participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other." The credit attached...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 662 pages
...fine eulogiiim of Bacon, on knowledge in general, but peculiarly applicable to this species of it ? " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as chips pass through the vast seas of time, and make ages, so distant, participate of the wisdom, illuminations,...
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A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations

Sir James Mackintosh, J. G. Marvin - 1843 - 108 pages
...and wise men throughout all ages and nations of the world, ' If,' says Lord Bacon, ' the intention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches...through the vast seas of time, and make ages so distant, participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other !' Alas! gentlemen,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...use and employment thereof. [Books and Shipt Compared.] If the invention of the ship was thought eo participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other ! [ S/liâtes.] Studies...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 232 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...magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast was of time, and make ages so distant to participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions the...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 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 thip was thought so noble, which carricth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 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...consociateth the most remote regions in participation ' their fruits, how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast seas...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding...place, and consociateth the most remote regions in participatiun of their fruits, how much more are letters to be magnified, p ki which, as ships, pass...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...called images, hecause 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 so nohle, which cairieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote...
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