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" ... (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below"; so always that this prospect be with pity, and not with swelling or pride. "
The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ... - Page 24
by Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 pages
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...tempests, in the vale 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...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth, to the truth of civil business ; it will be acknowledged,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...with pity, and not. with swelling or pride. Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's miud move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth, to the truth of civil business ; it will be acknowlged...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and epistolary ...

New elegant extracts - 1827
...tempests, in the vale 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...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...tempests, in the vale 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...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...tempests, in the vale 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...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...tempests, in the vale 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...rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...tempests, in the vale 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, rest in Providence, and turn upou the poles of truth. To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business,...
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Dialogues on the First Principles of the Newtonian System, Volume 4

Walter Henry Burton - Astronomy - 1828 - 68 pages
...angle equal to the old system that we owe the fine astronomical allusion in his Essay on Truth : " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to " have a man's...in Providence, and " turn upon the poles of truth." to an angle in the other, the two triangles might be so applied to each other, that two sides of the...
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Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen, Volume 5

Walter Savage Landor - Imaginary conversations - 1829
...which I would rather have written than all the volumes of all the Greek philosophers: let me read it. " Certainly it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." BARROW. Magnificent as Shakespeare. NEWTON. He who wrote tragedies ? BARROW. The same : I have lately...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...one marriage at present, there might be two, if such regulations took place. — Goldsmith. DCXLVI. It is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. — lard Bacon. DCXLVn. An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded....
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