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" It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground... "
Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ... - Página 39
por John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 páginas
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 páginas
...thereof below. But no Tleafure is cornfar able to theftanding upon the Vant ageGround of TRUTH; (a Hill not to be commanded, and where the Air is always clear and ferene ; ) and from thence to behold the Errors and Wandringsy the Mifts and Tempefts in the Vale beneath...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 605 páginas
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of «' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : * Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, • reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be...
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The life of Dr. Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of ' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 páginas
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of f Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 páginas
...and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Ceitainly it is heaven • upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, c reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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Tracts, Volúmenes1-2

1791
...extraordinary fufferings for publicly maintaining the worfhip of one God, is entirely groundlefs. * " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, reft in providence, and turn on the poles of truth."—Lord BACON. groundlefs. Pofitive perfecution...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volumen10

James Anderson - 1792
...vantage ground of truth, (an hill not to be comjnanded, and where the air is always -clear and sejene,) and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests in the valley below : So always, •however, that this prospect be with pity, and not .with -swelling of pride....
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...of the Almighty j whose alone it is to give.) and not receive. LXXIX. <!ertainly (says Lord BACON) it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in 6 charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. , • LXXX. CHRIST'S coat, says one...
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Horæ Solitariæ: Or, Essays Upon Some Remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus ...

Ambrose Serle - 1801
...because he walketh among men for salvation in no other way, * " Certainly (says Lord Bacon in his Essays) it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." t The prophets, and even the antient Jews, understood the Messiah by this name of MERCY : And the Messiah...
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