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" ... 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 36
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Philosophy of Theism: Being the Gifford Lectures Delivered Before ..., Volume 2

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1896 - 288 pages
...philosophy," says Bacon, " when the second [or caused] causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay...oblivion of the Highest Cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes and the works of Providence, then, according to the allegory...
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Philosophy of Theism: Being the Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the ...

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1896 - 348 pages
...philosophy," says Bacon, " when the second [or caused] causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay...oblivion of the Highest Cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes and the works of Providence, then, according to the allegory...
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Philosophy of Theism: Being the Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the ...

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1896 - 283 pages
...philosophy," says Bacon, " when the second [or caused] causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay...oblivion of the Highest Cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes and the works of Providence, then, according to the allegory...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 284 pages
...metaphor to indicate that the series of natural phenomena is directed by God : ' ' When a man . . . seeth the dependence of causes, and the works of Providence,...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair. " See To , 49, 50 : " The filial chain let down From his everlasting throne." Cf. Spenser, Faery Queene,...
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Natural Religion: From the 'Apologie Des Christenthums' of Franz Hettinger

Franz Hettinger - 1898 - 408 pages
...philosophy, when the second causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind, if it dwell and stay there it may induce some oblivion...poets, he will easily believe that the highest link of nature,s chain must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter,s chair." 3 Niebuhr confirms this truth as...
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The Advancement of Learning, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1898 - 170 pages
...for 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...some oblivion of the highest cause ; but when a man passe th on further, and seeth the dependence of causes, and the works of Providence ; then, according...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 56

1899 - 820 pages
...of difference and discussion ; some of it puerile, some of it erroneous. Lord Bacon said, "When man seeth the dependence of causes, and the works of providence,...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." But has this been the fact? At no period of the world has the costnological argument for the being...
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Philosophy of theism. Gifford lects

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1899
...I in: final interpretation of the universe. second causes, which are next unto the senses, do offer themselves to the mind of man, if it dwell and stay...oblivion of the Highest Cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes, and the works of Providence, then, according to the allegory...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - 1899 - 460 pages
...Thus Bacon, in his "Advancement of Learning," i. 1. 3, says, "According to the allegory of the poets the highest link of nature's chain must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair," and cf. "Advancement of Learning," ii. vi. I, and "Essays," 16. 10. Jeremy Taylor writes, " Faith is...
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The Works of George Berkeley ...: Philosophical works, 1734-52: The analyst ...

George Berkeley, Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1901
...invisible Fire, itself immediately dependent on Supreme Active Reason. So Bacon : — ' When a man seeth the dependence of causes, and the works of Providence,...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair.' — (Adv. of Learning, p. 12.) ' I have not seen this translation. I am indebted for an account obvious....
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