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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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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 9

Robert Aspland - 1842
...so clearly fallacious. ERASMUS. " HEAVEN UPON EARTH." " IT is heaven upon earth," Lord Bacon says, " to have a man's mind move in Charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of Truth." If the opposite of these be hell upon earth, a good many, who least imagine it, have themselves, in...
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Horae Solitariae: Or, Essays Upon Some Remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus ...

Ambrose Serle - 1842 - 708 pages
...believers are exhorted • " Certainly (says Lord Bacon in his Essays) it is heaven upon earth to haven man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." t The prophets, and even the ancient Jews, understood the Mcuiuh by this name of MIRCT i and the Mcstiah....
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter, George Barrell Emerson - 1842 - 552 pages
...thence to descry and behold the errors, perturbations, labours, wanderings up and down of other men' — so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride." — LORD BACON. " Do not all charms fly At the mere touch of cold philosophy t There was an awful rainbow...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 3

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1845
...to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth : (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air in always clear and serene ;) and to see the errors,...prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride.' I used kind words, and shall continue to do so. Hitherto I have had no occasion to notice any thing...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

1844
...adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always...in the vale below ; so always that this prospect be viewed with pity, and not with swelling or pride. — BACON. THE CONSTANCY OP NATURE CONTRASTED WITH...
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The North British Review, Volume 1

1844
...light into the face of man ; and still he breathes and inspires light into the face of his chosen. Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." In this way every science finds its scope in Him who is the source of Truth and Beauty. Upon this subject,...
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A Present from a Pastor to His Young Parishioners: In Ten Discourses; Urging ...

James Flint - 1844 - 328 pages
...profound observer of the true sources of happiness, so often cited, has said that it "is certainly heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in charity,...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." And of what this great man adds in the same paragraph the character of Col. Pickering furnishes a striking...
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1844
...thy blessings all around To ст'гу corner of the globe. ADDRESS. T i .in N В . Г KISTO M . Certainly it is Heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, rtst in Providence, and tare upon the poles of Truth,— lord Bacon— Estay on Truth. WE are convened,...
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Scriptural musings

Augusta M. Wicks - 1845 - 16 pages
...higher." Oh, how incomparable your happiness, both here and hereafter ! For " it is heaven upon earth to move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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...is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in clArity, rest in providence, ami turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical...
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