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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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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...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...highest cause ; but when a man passeth on farther, and sceth the dependence of causes and the works of Providence, then, according to the allegory of the...
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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1876 - 510 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...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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Illustrations of Tennyson

John Churton Collins - 1891 - 244 pages
...Bacon's Advaneement of Learning, book i. ad init. — 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 — or by a sentence in Arehdeacon Hare's Sermon on the Law of Self-Saerifice : — This is the golden...
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The Coming of Arthur and The Passing of Arthur: With Introductions and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1891 - 78 pages
...literature. 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 " : cf. Adv. of L. ii. vi. 1. Jeremy Taylor writes "Faith is the golden chain to link the penitent...
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'Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn,' from the Writings of Francis ...

Francis Bacon - 1893 - 304 pages
...oblivion of the higheft caufe : but when a man pafleth on farther, and feeth the dependence of caufes and the works of Providence ; then, according to the allegory of the poets, he will eafily believe that the higheft link of Nature's chain muft needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - 1894
...for in the entrance to 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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Selected Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1894 - 348 pages
...those things >:e hung in air." Chaucer has "the fayre cheyne Of love," Knight's Tale, 2133; Bacon, "the highest link of nature's chain must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiters chair," Adv. of Learning, i. In Milton the world is attached to the universe by a golden chain,...
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The Task: With Tirocinium, and Selections from the Minor Poems, A.D. 1784-1799

William Cowper - 1896 - 348 pages
...i: '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...will easily believe that the highest link of Nature's chair must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair.' Bacon used nearly the same words again in...
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God, the Creator and Lord of All, Volume 1

Samuel Harris - 1896
...religion; 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...the allegory of the poets, he will easily believe the highest link of Nature's chain must needs be tied to Jupiter's chair. To conclude, therefore, let...
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Philosophy of Theism: Being the Gifford Lectures Delivered Before the ...

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1896 - 288 pages
...and stay there, it may induce some oblivion of the Highest Cause ; but when a man passeth on further, and seeth the dependence of causes and the works of...poets, he will easily believe that the highest link of nature,s chain must needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter,s chair." The natural and the theistic interpretations...
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