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" ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it; the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it; is the sovereign good of human nature. "
The British Prose Writers - Page 10
1821
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...depraved Judgments and ArFe&ions, yet TRUTH (which only doth judge itfelf) teaches, that the Inquiry after TRUTH, which is the Lovemaking, or Wooing of it; the Knowledge of TRUTH, which is the Prefence of it ; and the Reception of, and Affeat to TRUTH, which is the Enjoying B z of 4 Of TR -tr...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...man's depraved judgment and affections, truth, which only judges itself, teacheth that the enquiry cf truth, which is the lovemaking, or wooing of it—...presence of it*— 'and the belief of truth, which is the en;oyment of it, is the sovereign good of human nature- * The first creature of God in the works of...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief of the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BACON'S ESSAYS. Is...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 pages
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief or the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BAcON'S ESSAYS....
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...depraved judgments and affections ; yet truth, which only judges itself, teaches, that the enquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it,...the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, aud the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. The first...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections ; yet Truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of Truth, which...sense ; the last was the light of reason; and his Sabbath-work ever since, is the illumination of his spirit. First, he OF TRUTH. 3 breathed light upon...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections; yet Truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of Truth, which...sense ; the last was the light of reason; and his Sabbath-work ever since, is the illumination of his spirit. First, he breathed light upon the face...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 10

1848
...never maintained before, the principles of the " inspired philosopher" of Upsal. "The inquiry after truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it; the...the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it." Lord Bacon says, "is the sovereign good of human nature." There was never a more sincere lover of truth...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...howsoever these things are thus in mens depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of truth, which...knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the l>elief of truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creature...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...yet truth which only doth judge itself, teacheth that the inquiry of truth, which is the love making, or wooing of it; the knowledge of truth, which is...presence of it; and the belief of truth, which is the enjoymg of it; is the sovereign good of human nature. Th'e first creature of God, in the works of the...
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