Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 91 - 100 of 146 on ... (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene), and....
" ... (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
Full view - About this book

The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...tongue. Yet "false witness" is more often exaggeration than a direct lie. — Truth without Prejudice. IT is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures...
Full view - About this book

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,...
Full view - About this book

Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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,...
Full view - About this book

Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 14

Edward Smedley - 1845
...martial valour in his place Advent'ring oft his person fon the state. Daniel's Ciiil Wan, h. ”i!. 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 » battle, and the adrcntures...
Full view - About this book

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...
Full view - About this book

Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...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 busiiiesi',"irwi!t't)"e"acKno'wle"dge'd,...
Full view - About this book

The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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...
Full view - About this book

Catholic Educational Review, Volume 19

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Education - 1921
...nature of a stumble."204 "Our very walking," as Goethe puts it, "is a series of falls." Bacon writes, "certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's...charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of the earth." Shelley's mind moved in charity, but turned anywhere except upon the poles of the earth....
Full view - About this book

Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

Lisa Jardine - Science - 1974 - 267 pages
...seriousness to the observation. The section culminates in another weighty and 'incontrovertible' sentence: Certainly, it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's...rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. [VI, 378] The development so far discussed is contained within a single extended paragraph. In this...
Limited preview - About this book

Ideology, Philosophy, and Politics

Neale Hamilton Tayler, Frederick Charles Copleston, Conference for the Study of Political Thought - Literary Collections - 1982 - 245 pages
...paper. As Bacon says, so long as one contemplates the errors of others with pity rather than pride "it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move...in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." IV John Locke is a more ambiguous figure in the history of modern European thought than Bacon. The...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF