Bacon

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Macmillan, 1895 - 231 Seiten
 

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Seite 183 - Spiritus intus alit: totamque infusa per artus ' Mens agitat molem, et magno se corpore miscet ' Inde hominum pecudumque genus vitaeque volantum ' Et quae marmoreo fert monstra sub aequore pontus.
Seite 211 - His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end.
Seite 29 - Wilt thou leave thy sins and go to heaven, or have thy sins and go to hell...
Seite 19 - I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends: for I have taken all knowledge to be my province; and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations, confutations, and verbosities; the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring in industrious observations, grounded conclusions, and profitable inventions and discoveries; the best state of that province....
Seite 62 - Whoso beset him round With dismal stories, Do but themselves confound, His strength the more is. No lion can him fright ; He'll with a giant fight, But he will have a right To be a pilgrim.
Seite 151 - They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand ; the gate With dreadful faces thronged, and fiery arms.
Seite 123 - As I WALKED through the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a Den, and I laid me down in that place to sleep: and as I slept I dreamed a dream.
Seite 140 - Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples.
Seite 29 - But forasmuch as the passage was wonderful narrow, even so narrow that I could not but with great difficulty enter in thereat, it showed me that none could enter into life but those that were in downright earnest, and unless also they left that wicked world behind them ; for here was only room for body and soul, but not for body and soul and sin.

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