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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... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ... - Page 3
by Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
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Tales of My Time, Volume 3

William Pitt Scargill - 1829
...away unperceived, I could not help repeating from Bacon, " It is Heaven upon earth to have a maa's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." The benediction which I received at parting from Mr. Stockdale, must, I felt, carry a blessing with...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature

1829
...religion if these words of the illustrious Bacon were graven on their hearts — " Men's minds should move in Charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth." The general spirit of the discourse is truly admirable. It is refreshing to turn to the pure atmosphere...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 3

1829
...religion if these words of the illus* trious Bacon were graven on their hearts — " Men's minds should move in Charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth." The general spirit of the discourse is truly admirable. It is refreshing to turn to the pure atmosphere...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 10

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1830
...adventures thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below." — BACON. • WATKINS AND HILL'S SELF-REGULATING RAIN-GAUGEA VOL. X. 34 SELF-REGULATING RAIN GAUGE....
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1832
...which is probably caused by the melting of the snow on Mount Lebanon. — Parkhurst. Certainly 'tis heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity,...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. — Lord Bacon. Methinks if ye would know How visitations of calamity Affect the pious soul, 'tis shewn...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. BACON. HYMN FOR CHRISTMAS DAY. BY BISHOP HEBER. О Saviour, whom this holy morn Gave to our world below...
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The Calcutta Christian Observer, Volume 2

1833
...adventures thereof, below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...below, so always that this prospect be with pity, and not^with swelling or pride. Certainly, it is heaven upon earth " to have a man's mind move in charity,...
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A Memoir of the Life and Philosophy of Spurzheim

Andrew Carmichael - 1833 - 96 pages
...and the belief of truth, which ia the enjoying of it — are the sovereign good of human nature. * Certainly it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's...charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.1 LORD BACON. LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY OP SPURZHEIM. a/ BY ANDREW CARMICHAEL, MRI A, LATE PRESIDENT...
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The Journal of Health, Volumes 3-4

...adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill not "to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see errors and wanderings, and mists ana ten, pests, in the vale below ; ' so always that this prospect...
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Reminiscences of the Rev. Robert Hall: And Sketches of His Sermons Preached ...

John Greene - 1834 - 353 pages
...adventures thereof, below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." He repeated the last sentence;—" ' Turn upon the poles of truth !' How beautiful! There, Sir, I will...
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