Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page 364
by Francis Bacon - 1825
Full view - About this book

Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 852 pages
...And fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe. " The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things'; and the...under great hills and mountains: so that if you reckon together the depth of the hill and the depth of the cave, they are (some of them) above three miles...
Full view - About this book

The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 22

American essays - 1868 - 796 pages
...of whose foundation is the knowledge of causes and the secret motions of things, and the enlarging the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible " ; and in Solomon's House Bacon's ideas are carried out, and man is in the process of " being restored...
Full view - About this book

The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist, Volume 3

Geology - 1858 - 518 pages
...members that " The end of the Foundation is Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motions of Things ; and enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible." As one important means of effecting the great aims of Bacon's " six days college," certain of its members...
Full view - About this book

The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist, Volume 3

Geology - 1858 - 520 pages
...members that " The end of the Foundation is Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motions of Things ; and enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible." As one important means of effecting the great aims of Bacon's " six days college," certain of its members...
Full view - About this book

Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 69

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1858 - 640 pages
...members, that " The end of its Foundation is the Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motions of Things ; and enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible." As one important means of effecting the great aims of Bacon's " six days' college," certain of its...
Full view - About this book

Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 69

Technology - 1858 - 638 pages
...members, that " The end of its Foundation is the Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motions of Things ; and enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible." As one important means of effecting the great aims of Bacon's " six days' college," certain of its...
Full view - About this book

The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 856 pages
...And fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe. " The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things ' ; and the...great hills and mountains : so that if you reckon together the depth of the hill and the depth of the cave, they are (some of them) above three miles...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859 - 616 pages
...The end of our foundation is the knowledge nf causes, and secret motions of things; and the uularging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of...are these. We have large and deep caves of several depth* ; the deepest are sunk six hundred fathom ; and some of them are digged and made under great...
Full view - About this book

Handbook of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

Margaret Fison - Great Britain - 1859 - 242 pages
...Association of Great Britain. " The end of its foundation," said this great philosopher, "is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging...human empire to the effecting of all things possible." In the first stage of its action, the principle of association linked together only a few scientific...
Full view - About this book

Report of the ... Meeting of the British Association for the ..., Volume 28

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1859 - 750 pages
...and informs us, by the mouth of one of its members, that " the end of its Foundation is the Knowledge of Causes and Secret Motions of Things ; and the enlarging...Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible." Amongst the means and instruments to this great end, Bacon imagines laboratories situated at the greatest...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF