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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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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - 1847 - 90 pages
...only rare physic, and the purest golden asses live upon it.—Thomas Decker. BOOKS AND SHIPS COMPARED. If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...through the vast seas of time, and make ages so distant participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other!—Lord Bacon. THE STRENGTH...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...thereof. [Hooka and Skips Compared.]^ If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carricth of mine, not in ант wise (as I protest) to serve...doubting hearts of many ; both that such assaults participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other 1 Stuilies s?rve for...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...perturbations, labours, and wanderings up and down ',f of other men. 8. Learning insures immortality 183 If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...consociateth the most remote regions in participation nf their fruits, how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...correction and amendment of his mind with the use and employment thereof. [BooJa and Ship» Compared.'] upon the sun when it was in his fuíl glory, either...the glory of it, that ht would not willingly turn participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the one of the other ! [Studio.] Studies...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1849 - 238 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...carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consocialeth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to...
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Notes and Lectures Upon Shakespeare and Some of the Old Poets and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding...invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrielh riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote regions in participation...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking a 5 ª ' V 1 was-thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the...
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Cicero's Three Books Of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1850 - 368 pages
...they generate still, and cast tlieir seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing iiilinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages ; so that if the invention of the ship was thought so nohle, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1850 - 710 pages
...thereof. [Bool» and SZy* Compared.] If the invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrioth s kill a good book : who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he 'irticipation of their fruits, how much more are itters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass through...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 592 pages
...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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