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" But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 64
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1838 - 332 pages
...in their way, they generate still, and cast forth seeds in the minds of men, raising and procreating infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages; so that, if the invention of a ship was thought so noble and wonderful, — which transports riches and merchandise from place to...
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An Essay on the Influence of Poetry on the Mind

J. Hemming Webb - 1839 - 86 pages
...last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...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...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...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,...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of their life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...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,...
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Subjects and selections for Latin and Greek composition, by W. Dobson

William Dobson - 1845
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...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,...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 672 pages
...: and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...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...
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Wade's London Review, Volumes 1-3

1845
...few that Bacon's words can most truly be applied : — ' That the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...images, because they generate still and cast their seed in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages.'*...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions...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
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...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...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be culled images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the miuds of others, provoking...
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