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" The use of this Feigned History hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it ; the world being in proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 62
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Poetics; Or a Series of Poems and Disquisitions on Poetry ...

George Dyer - English poetry - 1812
...is, agreeable to the spirit of roan, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more ample variety, than can be found in the nature of things....Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have and by Mr. Alison and Mr. Knight, in their Treatises on Taste, to this principle! and they have each,...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - Digital images - 1814
...world being inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...events of true history, have not that magnitude which satisfitth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical : because true...
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The Descent of Liberty: A Mask

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1815 - 82 pages
...proportion, inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...events greater and more heroical: because true history propounded! the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue and vice,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...proportion inferior to the soul; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroicaj : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues of actions not so agreeable to...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...proportion inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth act& and events greater and more heroical : because true history propoundeth the successes and issues...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 402 pages
...agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolnte variety, than can be found in the nature of things....events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfied! the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical: because true...
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825
...distinguishes him equally on subjects of taste as in philosophy, " have not that magnitude which satistieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical; because :rue history propoundeth the successes and ssucs of actions not so agreeable to the merits of virtue...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1829
...THS world is inferior to the soul, by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...variety than can be found in the nature of things. BACON. The soul during her confinement within this prison of the body, is doomed by fate to undergo...
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Sig. 2x2-4B3 of vol.1 . Lectures, delivered in the Royal academy

James Barry - 1831
...reason whereof there is agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatnesse, a more exact goodnesse, and a more absolute variety than can be found in the...things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true historic have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy faineth acts and events greater...
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The Messiah, a poem

Robert Montgomery - 1832
...proportion, inferior to the soul; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more...mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater * II ya toujours dans les fictions poetiques une sorts dc logique caches; elics doivcnt etre en accord...
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