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" 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
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884 - 564 pages
...curing of some diseases, and for prolongation of life in " The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. some hermits that choose to live there, well accommodated of all things necessary, and, indeed, live...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 36

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Electronic journals - 1884 - 558 pages
...countenance was " as if he pitied men," — declares that the end of that foundation is " the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging...human empire to the effecting of all things possible." I think that the Chancellor would have acknowledged the New Natural History Museum to be a goodly wing...
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Nature, Volume 29

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1884 - 754 pages
...men," — declares that the end of that foundation is "the knowledge of causes and secret motion.* of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible." I think that the Chancellor would have acknowledged the New Natural History Museum to be a goodl/ wing...
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Nature, Volume 29

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1884 - 662 pages
...end of that foundation is " the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things, an<l the enlirging of the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible." I think that the Chancellor would have acknowledged the New Natural History Museum to be a goodly wing...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 562 pages
...and their ordinances and rites ; and he at once states the object of the House to be " the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." Here the literary interest ceases : for the rest of the fragment consists of little more than an enumeration...
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Ideal Commonwealths: Plutarch's Lycurgus, More's Utopia, Bacon's New ...

Henry Morley - Political science - 1886 - 296 pages
...fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe. " The_endjDf jDur foundation is.the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things | and the...deep caves of several depths; the deepest are sunk 600 fathoms ; and some of them are digged and made under great hills and mountains ; so that if you...
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The Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

Edwin Percy Whipple - English literature - 1886 - 382 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 882 pages
...And fourthly, the ordiuances and rites which we observe. " The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things ' ; and the...; and some of them are digged and made under great hilla and mountains^ qp that if you reckon together the depth of the hill and the depth of the cave,...
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The Great Cryptogram: Francis Bacon's Cipher in the So-called ..., Volume 2

Ignatius Donnelly - 1888 - 528 pages
...end of our foundation," says his principal personage, " is the knowledge of causes and secret motives of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting all things possible. And this 'possible' is infinite." . . . He recommends moralists to study the soul,...
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Sonnenschein's Cyclopędia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All ...

Alfred Ewen Fletcher - Education - 1889 - 592 pages
...words imputed to the president or father of the house, 'the knowledge of causes and secret notions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things po-; sible.' The fellows of the college were employed severally as travelling fellows, called merchants...
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