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" Dens a principio usque ad fnem, the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's inquiry can attain unto it. But these three be the true stages of knowledge, and are to them that are depraved no better than the giants' hills : Ter sunt conati imponere... "
Bacon: The Advancement of Learning - Page 91
by Francis Bacon - 1876 - 376 pages
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 730 pages
...is Metaphysic. As for the vertical point, ', Opus quod operator Deus a principio usque ad finem,"t the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's...imponere Pelio Ossam, Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum iuvolvere Olympnm.J But to those which refer all things to the glory of GoiJ , they are as the three...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 778 pages
...point is Metaphysic. As for the vertical point, " Opus quod operatur Deus a principio usque ad finem,"f the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's inquiry can attain unto it. But these three he the true stages of knowledge, and are to them that are depraved no hetter than the giants' hills...
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P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica

Virgil - Didactic poetry, Latin - 1847 - 536 pages
...nefando Cceumque lapetumque creat, ssevumque Typhoea, Et conjuratos coelum rescindere fratres. 28O Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam, Scilicet atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum ; Ter pater exstructos disjecit fulmine monies. Septima post decimam felix, et ponere vitem, Et prensos...
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Geographia Classica, Or The Application of Antient Geography to the Classics

Samuel Butler - Classical antiquities - 1847 - 292 pages
...places Olympus at the bottom, Ossa on Olympus, and Pelion on Ossa; Virgil uses the contrary order— Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum: Georg. I. 281. which makes a pyramid resting on its point, Pelion being the least, and Olympus the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...point is metaphysic. As for the vertical point, " Opus quod operatur Deus a principio usque ad finem," the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's...depraved no better than the giants' hills : " Ter sunt conatl imponere Pelio O*Bam Scilicet, atque Osse frondosum involvere Olympum." But to those which refer...
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An Essay on Logical Method

Charles Peter Chretien - Logic - 1848 - 246 pages
...vertical point, opus quod operatur Deus a principio usque adjinem, we know not whether man's agency can attain unto it. But these three be the true stages...that are depraved, no better than the giants' hills, ' 1'er sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossara Scilicet, atque Ossa; frondosum involvere Olympum.' But to...
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P. Virgilii Maronis carmina

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1848 - 472 pages
...nefando Coeumque lapetumque creat, saevumque Typhoea, Et conjuratos coelum rescindere fratres. 280 Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum ; Ter Pater exstructos disjecit fulmine montis. Septima post decimam felix, et ponere vitem, Et prensos...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...(opus quod operatur Deus a principio usque ad finem, the summary law of nature,) we do justly doubt whether man's inquiry can attain unto it. But these three be the true stages of sciences, and are, to men swelled up with their own knowledge, and a daring insolence to invade heaven,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography - 1850 - 590 pages
...point is metaphysic. As for the vertical point, " Opus quod operatur Dens principio usque ad finem," the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's...depraved no better than the giants' hills : " Ter mint cunati imponere Felio Onam Scilicet, ulque Oeste frondoeum involvere Olympum." But to those which...
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Studies in Christian Biography: Or, Hours with Theologians and Reformers

Samuel Osgood - Christian biography - 1850 - 436 pages
...point is.metaphysic. As for the vertical point, ' Opus quod operator Deus a principlo usque ad finem,' the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's....knowledge, and are to them that are depraved no better than giants' hills : ' Ter sunt conati Pelio Ossam. Scilicet, atque Ossas frondosum involvere Olympium.'...
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