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" The human body is the magazine of inventions, the patent office, where are the models from which every hint was taken. All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of its limbs and senses. One definition of man is " an intelligence served by... "
American Annals of Education - Page 196
1829
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...watery and soft natures. But to speak truly of things as they are in worth, rational knowledges are the keys of all other arts ; for as Aristotle saith...the instrument of instruments, and the mind is the " fonn of forms;" so these lie truly said to be the art of arts ; neither do they only direct, but...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 732 pages
...watery and soft natures. But, to speak truly of things as they are in worth, rational knowledges are the keys of all other arts: for as Aristotle saith...instruments, and the mind is the form of forms:" so these he truly said to he the art of arts: neither do they only direct, hut likewise confirm and strengthen;...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1852 - 238 pages
...watery and soft natures. But, to speak truly of things as they are in worth, Rational Knowledges are the keys of all other arts ; for as Aristotle saith,...of instruments, and the mind is the form of forms :i so these be truly said to be the art of arts : neither do they only direct, but likewise confirm...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 854 pages
...watery and soft natures. But to speak truly of things as they are in worth, Rational Knowledges are the keys of all other arts ; for as Aristotle saith...these be truly said to be the Art of Arts : neither i|D they only direct, but likewise confirm and strengthen ; even as the habit of shooting doth not...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon (Viscount St. Albans) - Philosophy - 1857 - 856 pages
...watery and soft natures. But to speak truly of things as they are in worth, Rational Knowledges are the keys of all other arts ; for as Aristotle saith aptly and elegantly, That the hand i* the Instrument of Instruments, and the mind is the Form of Forms : so these be truly said to be...
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The Works, Volume 4

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 516 pages
...the instrument of instruments, and mind is the form of forms, so these are truly said to be the arts of arts. Neither do they only direct, but likewise...confirm and strengthen; even as the habit of shooting not only enables one to take a better aim, but also to draw a stronger bow. The' logical arts are four...
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The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 856 pages
...watery and soft natures. But to speak truly of things as they are in worth, Rational Knowledges are the keys of all other arts ; for as Aristotle saith aptly and elegantly, That the hand is tJie Instrument of Instruments, and the mind is the Form of Forms : so these be truly said to be the...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 4

Francis Bacon - 1861 - 578 pages
...the instrument of instruments, and mind is the form of forms, so these are truly said to be the arts of arts. Neither do they only direct, but likewise...confirm and strengthen ; even as the habit of shooting not only enables one to take a better aim, but also to draw a stronger bow. The logical arts are four...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1870 - 304 pages
...age of tools. They grow out of our structure. "Man is the metre of all things," said Aristotle ; " the hand is the instrument of instruments, and the mind is the form of forms." The human body is the magazine of inventions, the patent-office, where are the models from which every...
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Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essays - 1870 - 316 pages
...age of tools. They grow out of our structure. " Man is the metre of all things," said Aristotle ; " the hand is the instrument of instruments, and the mind is the form of forms." The human body is the magazine of inventions, the patent-office, where arex the models from which every...
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