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" Saw it himself, and shew'd us it. But life did never to one man allow Time to discover worlds and conquer too ; Nor can so short a line sufficient be To fathom the vast depths of Nature's sea. The work he did we ought t' admire ; And were unjust if we... "
Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ... - Page lxv
by Francis Bacon - 1702 - 302 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...the bleft promised Land, And from the Mountains Top of his Exalted Wit, Sarv it himfelf, andjhew'd us it. But Life did never to one Man allow Time to Difcover Worlds, and Conquer too i Nor can fo jhort a Linefufficienthe 1o fathom the vaft depth* of Natures Sea : The warlihe did we...
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The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ...

Thomas Sprat - English poetry - 1722 - 470 pages
...blefl promis'd Land-, And from the Mountain's Top of his txalted frit, Saw it bitofttf, and Jbew'd us it. But Life did never to one Man allow Time to difcover Words, and conquer too ; Nor canjojhort a Line fufficient be To fathom the <vajl 'Depths of Natures...
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Select Works, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1772 - 230 pages
...the bleft promis'd land, And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and ihew'd us it. But life did never to one man allow Time to difcover worlds, and conquer too ; Nor can fo fhort a line fvifficient be .' " ' * . * To fathom the vaft depths of nature's fea. The work he did,...
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Two Volumes: with a Preface and Notes by ...

Abraham Cowley - 1777 - 266 pages
...on the very border Hand Of the bleft promis'd land ; And, from the mountain's top of his exalted wi% Saw it himfelf, and fhew'd us it. But life did never...man allow Time to difcover worlds, and conquer too j Nor can fo fhort a line fufficient be To fathom the vaft depths of nature's fea. The work he did,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 37-38

John Bell - English poetry - 1777 - 658 pages
...bUls'd Promis'd X,andl, Felaaie I. And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himlelt. and fhew'd us it. • But life did never to one man allow Time to dileover worlds and eonquer too; ICO Nor ean fo fhort a line fuffieient be To fathom the vaft depths...
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The Works of the English Poets: Cowley

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 384 pages
...wildernefs he paft ; Did on the very border ftand Of the bleft promis'd land ; And, from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and fhew'd...Time to difcover worlds and conquer too ; Nor can fo fhort a line fufHcient be To fathom the vaft depths of Nature's fea. The work he did we ought t' admire...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 7

English poets - 1790 - 296 pages
...wildernefs he paft; Did on the very border ftand Of the bleft promis'd land; And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and fhew'd...Time to difcover worlds and conquer too; Nor can fo ihort a line fufficient be To fathom the vaft depths of Nature's fea. The work he did we ought t' admire...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 5

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 740 pages
...blcfs'd Promis'd land, And from the mountain's top of hit exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and fliew'd us it. But life did never to one man allow Time to difcover worlds, and conquer too ; Korean fo ihort a line fufficient be To fathom the vaft deeps of Nature's fea : The work he did we...
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Biographiana, Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1799 - 376 pages
...wildernefs he paft ; Did on the very border ftand Of the blefl promifed land, And from the mountain top of his exalted wit, Saw it himfelf, and fhew'd us it. GALILEO. . Tuts great Philofopher having feen a telefeope invented by Metius, a Dutchman, made another...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - English literature - 1806 - 294 pages
...the blest promis'd land ; And from the mountain's top of his exalted wit, Saw it himself, and shew'd us it. But life did never to one man allow Time to discover worlds and conquer too ; Nor can so short a line sufficient be To fathom the vast depths of...
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