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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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Infidelity: Its Aspects, Causes, and Agencies ... With a Preface-essay by ...

Thomas Pearson - 1863 - 328 pages
...continues to govern the world which He has made than that He has abandoned it. " When a man," says' Bacon, "seeth the dependence of causes and the works of Providence,...the poets, he will easily believe that the highest * Smith's Relations of Faith and Philosophy, p. 13. + Indications of the Creator, p. «. link of nature's...
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Proceedings at the Inauguration of Frederick A.P. Barnard: S. T. D., Ll. D ...

Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) - 1865 - 106 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...poets, he will easily believe that the highest link must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair." But it may be replied that the foregoing reasoning...
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The method of the divine government, physical and moral

James McCosh - 1867 - 549 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...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair."! • See Letters between Leibnitz and Clarke. f ne A°g- Scien. t Eighth Edition. — The late Professor...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 pages
...entrance of philosophy," he continues, " when the 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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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 670 pages
...that " 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...it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause." There were also to be in this Solomon's House, " houses of deceits of the senses ; where we represent...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 458 pages
...Philosophie, when the second Causes, which are next vntothe sences, do olfer themselues to the minde of Man, if it dwell and stay there, it may induce some ebliuion of the highest cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes,...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1869 - 446 pages
...For in the entrance o|' philosophy, when the 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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The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of the Right Honourable Fulke Greville ...

Fulke Greville (Baron Brooke) - 1870 - 252 pages
...to Homer, Iliad, viii. 19. and Mr. Wright also gives Plato, Theaet, i. 153 c. Bacon's words are, " the allegory of the poets, he will easily believe, that the highest link of nature's chain need be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair " : and " The heathen themselves conclude as much in that...
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The Works in Verse and Prose Complete of the Right Honourable Fulke Greville ...

Fulke Greville (Baron Brooke) - 1870 - 304 pages
...to Homer, Iliad, viii. 19. and Mr. AV right also gives Plate, Theaet, i. 163 e. Baeon's words are, "the allegory of the poets, he will easily believe, that the highest link of nature's ehain need bo tied to the foot of Jupiter's ehair " : and " The heathen themselves eonelude as mneh...
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Addresses and Proceedings at the Celebration of the One Hundredth ...

American Whig Society - 1871 - 274 pages
...the mind dwell and stay there, it may indeed induce some oblivion of the highest cause ; " but where a man passeth on farther, and seeth the dependence...must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair.", No ! depend upon it, religion has nothing to fear from learning. Ignorance is her most dangerous foe....
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