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" All this is true, if time stood still ; which contrariwise moveth so round, that a froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new. "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Seite 61
1804
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Notes and Comments on Passages of Scripture

John Kentish - 1846 - 80 Seiten
...apposite paraphrase of it than in Lord Bacon's Essay on Innovations; especially in the sentence, " They that reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new." XI. 9. " Rejoice, &c.—but know thou, that for all these things, God will bring thee into judgment."]...
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The Rambler in Worcestershire; Or, Stray Notes on Churches and Congregations

John Noake - 1848
...on him to interpose his veto in cases of uncalled-for revivals, on the principle of my Lord Bacon, that "a froward retention of custom is as turbulent...as an innovation, and they that reverence too much of old times are but a scorn to the new;" still I have no reason to believe that his lordship can smell...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...lie unswept, And mountainous error be too highly heap'd For truth to over-peer." — SHAKESPEARE. " They that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new." — LORD BACON. We rarely find people ready to accept of innovations without a struggle. History affords...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 Seiten
...this is true, if time stood still ; which, contrariwise moveth so round, that a froward retention ol custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too nyich old times are but a scorn to the new. It were good, therefore, that men, in their innovations,...
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Works, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...Besides, they are like strangers, more admired, and less favoured. All this is true if time stood still ; v ܠ _ b{| ۊ p4m9 #! 4 n7)t 3|/ ' p ...#gv M gN. b v; dF Hd nnMt C J | ] example of time itself, which indeed innovaleth greatly, but quietly and by degrees scarce to be perceived:...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...besides, they are like strangers, more admired, and less favoured. All this is true, if time stood still ; all men's abilities. Besides I do not find in myself so much theji that reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new. It were good, therefore, that...
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The age and its architects, ten chapters on the English people

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1850
...the sentences of many of the wisest minds that have ever adorned our world : thus Lord Bacon says, " It were good, therefore, that men, in their innovations, would follow the example of time itself, which innovates so greatly, but quietly, and by degrees, scarce to be perceived...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...Besides, they are like strangers, more admired, and less favoured. All this is true, if time stood still ; which, contrariwise, moveth so round, that a froward...therefore, that men, in their innovations, would follow the example of time itself, which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly and by degrees scarce to be perceived...
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The Dublin university magazine, Band 37

University magazine - 1851
...generalisation !) — then warns the fearful that " he that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils ;" that a " froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ;" and sums up a wisdom, that is surely divine, in the one advice worthy of a Socrates, a Thomas a-Kempis,...
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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

1851
...lie unswept, And mountainous error be too highly beap'd For truth to over-peer." — SHAKESPEARE. " They that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new." — LORD BACON. Uattn Interfecto Julio, utrum Roma; profuit quod unus Augustus imperio nactus est....
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