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" ... if any man shall think by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 9
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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Discourses on Scripture mysteries, preached at the lecture founded by the ...

William Hawkins - 1787
...fentiments, the great Lord Bacon fays, " If any <c man fhall think by view and enquiry into thefe " fenfible and material things, to attain that light " whereby he may reveal unto himfelf the nature " and will of God, then is he fpoiled through vain " philofophy. And hence, continues...
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Discourses on Scripture Mysteries: Preached at St. Mary's, Oxford, Before ...

William Hawkins - Sermons, English - 1787 - 414 pages
...fentiments, the great Lord Bacon fays, " If any " man fhall think by view and enquiry into thefe " fenfible and material things, to attain that light " whereby he may reveal unto himfelf the nature " and will of God, then is he fpoiled through vain " philofophy. And hence, continues...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : — but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man is as the sun which...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : — but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man is as the sun which...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : — but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he. spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man is as the sun which...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : — but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man is as the sun which...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 402 pages
...not to be lightly passed over : for if any man shall think by view and ! inquiry into these sensible and material things '•. to attain that light, whereby...for the contemplation of God's creatures and works produceih (having regard to the works and creatures themselves) knowledge ; but having regard to God,...
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Conversations with an Ambitious Student in Ill Health: With Other Pieces

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English literature - 1832 - 205 pages
...shall think, by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things, to attain that light thereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God,...produceth (having regard to the works and creatures thcmselvei) knowledge; but (having regard to God) no perfect knowledge, but wonder, which is broken...
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The Student: A Series of Papers, Volume 2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1835 - 387 pages
...not to be lightly passed ' over; for if any man shall think, by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things, to attain that light, whereby...wonder, which is broken knowledge. And therefore, (note how wonderfully this image is translated, and how beautifully applied,) it was most aptly said...
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The Calcutta Christian Observer, Volume 4

Baptists - 1835
...to attain to the mysteries of God." "If any man shall think, by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things, to attain that light, whereby...God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy. — And hence it is true, that it hath proceeded, that divers great and learned men have been heretical,...
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