The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

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A. Hart, late Carey & Hart, 1850 - 589 pagina's
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Pagina 441 - Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and all living creatures that move upon the earth.
Pagina 403 - Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered.
Pagina 394 - But farther, it is an assured truth, and a conclusion of experience, that a little or superficial knowledge of philosophy may incline the mind of man to atheism, but a farther proceeding therein doth bring the mind back again to 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 there it may induce some oblivion of the highest cause...
Pagina 348 - A DECLARATION OF THE PRACTICES AND TREASONS, ATTEMPTED AND COMMITTED BY ROBERT LATE EARL OF ESSEX AND HIS COMPLICES...
Pagina 405 - Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples.
Pagina 406 - This also we humbly and earnestly beg, that human things may not prejudice such as are divine ; neither that, from the unlocking of the gates of sense, and the kindling of a greater natural light, anything of incredulity, or intellectual night, may arise in our minds towards divine mysteries.
Pagina 407 - But man, reflecting on the works which he had made, saw that all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and could by no means acquiesce in them. Wherefore, if we labour in thy works with the sweat of our brows, thou wilt make us partakers of thy vision and thy Sabbath.
Pagina 337 - Nay, madam, he is a doctor; never rack his " person, but rack his style; let him have pen, ink, " and paper, and help of books, and be enjoined to " continue the story where it breaketh off, and I will " undertake by collating the styles to judge whether he
Pagina 3 - The English Ambassador's lady, who was a woman far from superstition, told me one day she would help me away with my warts: whereupon she got a piece of lard, with the skin on, and rubbed the warts...
Pagina 134 - I myself remember, that being in Paris, and my father dying in London, two or three days before my father's death I had a dream, which I told to divers English gentlemen, that my father's house in the country was plastered all over with black mortar.

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