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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Philosophical works - Page 383
by Francis Bacon - 1857
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an inchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. 14. The mind is more affected by affirmatives than negatives. (p) As was well answered by Diaguras...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 402 pages
...particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an inchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose,...
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Essay on Language: As Connected with the Faculties of the Mind, and as ...

William Samuel Cardell - Language and languages - 1825 - 203 pages
...early framers of speech. 10. Lord Bacon, speaking of the advancement of learning, says — "And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us, by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort : and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1826
...particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an inchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose,...
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A sequel to The diversions of Purley: containing an essay on English verbs ...

John Barclay (of Calcots.), John Horne Tooke - 1826
...nostrae vim, et notionem videtur. f De Nat. Deorum, Lib. i. cap. 26. * " And lastly," says Bacon, " let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort: and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. 14. The mind is more affected by affirmatives than negatives. (p) As was well answered by Diaguras...
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Character of lord Bacon: his life and works

Thomas Martin - 1835
...which, like a false or uneven mirror, are apt to distort the truth. ' The mind of man,' says Bacon, ' is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered or reduced.' * Before the time of Bacon, no attempt had been made to detect and enumerate these prejudices...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1837
...enumerate the prejudices and biases of the mind of man ; which, as the great Verulam truly observes, " is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein...superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered or reduced." The great protestant principle, since worked out so admirably by Chillingworth, is, in...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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