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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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The American Journal of Education, Volume 4

Henry Barnard - 1857 - 876 pages
...information from remote times as well as from distant places. ''If tho invention of tho ship," says Bacon, ''was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth tho most remote regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to be magnified,...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 4

1858
...information from remote times as well as from distant places. "If the invention of tho ship," says Bacon, "was thought so noble, which 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859 - 618 pages
...ship was thought so noble, wluch carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consociatclh the most remote regions in participation of their...magnified, which, as ships, pass through the vast seas nf time, and make ages so distant to participate of the wisdom, illuminations, and inventions, the...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...was thought so noble, which carries commodities from place to place, and consociateth the remotest regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to be valued, which, like ships, pass through the vast ocean of time, and convey knowledge and inventions...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 pages
...was thought so noble, which carries commodities from place to place, and consociateth the remotest regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to be valued, which, like ships, pass through the vast ocean of time, and convey knowledge and inventions...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1861
...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 carrietli riches and commodities from place to place, and consociateth the most remote regions in participation...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1861 - 408 pages
...surpassed by none. Can aught excel the noble comparison of the ship ? The reader shall judge for himself. " If the invention of the ship was thought so noble,...carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and consotiateth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits ; how much more are letters to...
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Prehistoric Man: Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and ...

Sir Daniel Wilson - 1862 - 526 pages
...nature doth aspire, ext-lainis : — " If the invention of the ship was thought so iioblt>, whi<-h carrieth riches and commodities from place to place,...participation of their fruits : how much more are letters to h*" magnified, which as ships pass through the vast was of time, aud make ages so distant to jwirticipate...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1862 - 592 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,...carrieth riches and commodities from place to place, and coneociateth the most remote regions in participation of their fruits, how much more are letters to...
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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 728 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 ihe invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to...
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