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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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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...to descry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, and wanderings up and down of other men." " So always, that this prospect be with pity, and not...earth, to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in proviilence, and turn upon the poles of truth." exceedingly many needless incumbrances and vexatious...
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Memoirs of the life and correspondence of ... Christian Frederick ..., Volume 2

Hugh Nicholas Pearson - 1834
...to his brother also. In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian ..., Volume 2

Hugh Pearson - 1834
...to his brother also. In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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The Young Man's Sunday Book: A Practical Exhibition of Doctrines, Duties ...

1835 - 320 pages
...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...earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in yrovideace, and turn upon the poles of truth.' TRUE HAPPINESS. GRACE is holiness militant ; holiness,...
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The Millennial Harbinger and Voluntary Church Advocate, Volumes 1-2

1835
...is comparable to standing on the Vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded or overlooked, and where the air is always clear and serene,) and...pity, and not with swelling or pride. Certainly it is M heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 5

1835
...to his brother also. In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick ...

Christian Frederick Swartz - 1835 - 414 pages
...to his brother also. In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Reverend Christian Frederick ...

Christian Frederick Swartz - 1835 - 414 pages
...In him was remarkably exemplified the beautiful observation of Lord Bacon ; " Certainly it is henven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Those who knew him personally, unanimously agree, that it was impossible to converse with Swartz without...
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The Philosophy of Living: Or, The Way to Enjoy Life and Its Comforts

Caleb Ticknor - 1836 - 334 pages
...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...Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth."— (Bacon.) ' CT New-York, 1836. * Lucretius. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Misery of the human family — Man...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 6

1836
...be ever to love a man who can only talk of votes, seats, rolls, and qualifications !" CHAPTER XVI. ' Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." LORD nACON. "WELL, what do you think of our member?" was Miss Pratt's first salutation to Gertrude,...
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