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" Truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene,) and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride. Certainly,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 3
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 pages
...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 - 605 pages
...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 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 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 Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 pages
...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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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - 1792
...•however, that this prospect be with pity, and not .with -swelling of pride. Certainly it is heaven ,up<m earth to have a man's mind move in charity, .rest .in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Lord Bacon 's efsays. . "It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little infant, who anticipates...
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Tracts, Volumes 1-2

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 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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Horę Solitarię: 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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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...pity, and not with self-sufficiency and pride. Surely, it is a heaven upon earth to have our minds move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth ; for there is fn truth something so endearing, something so lovely and benignant, that the more we...
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