... in the entrance of philosophy, when the second causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay there it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause; but when a man passeth on... Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 36by George Lillie Craik - 1846Full view
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Harold Bayley - 1912
...passeth on farther and beholds the dependency, continuation and confederacy of causes, and the workes of Providence, then, according to the allegory of the Poets, he will easily believe that the highest linke of Nature's chains must needs be tyed to the foot of Jupiter's chaire." Tennyson expresses this...