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" For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 142
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words 4, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort :...
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Selections from Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit

Howard P. Kainz - Philosophy - 2010 - 176 pages
...die wir durch es vom Absoreflect according to their true incidence ... is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced." Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning, bk. 2, in Francis Bacon, Works (Boston: Houghron-Mifflm,...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1861
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words 4, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort :...
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Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal ..., Volume 1

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1864 - 622 pages
...galling despotism of language, and yet how little it has been shaken. Thus Bacon says: — ' And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort; and...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...in one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. And lastly, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by words,1 which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort : and...
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The Philosophy of the Conditioned: Comprising Some Remarks on Sir William ...

Henry Longueville Mansel - PHILOSOPHY - 1866 - 189 pages
...beams of things shall reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced." Can what Bacon says of the fallacies of the mind be also said of its proper cognitions ? Does the mind,...
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Inquisitio philosophica: An examination of the principles of Kant and Hamilton

M P W. Bolton - 1866 - 270 pages
...beams of things shall reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced.' Can what Bacon says of the fallacies of the mind be also said of its proper cognitions? Does the mind,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1866
...shall reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like VOL. I. o 1 86 uii enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced." Can what Bacon says of the fallacies of the mind be also said of its proper cognitions ? Does the mind,...
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The Philosophy of the Conditioned: Comprising Some Remarks on Sir William ...

Henry Longueville Mansel - Knowledge, Theory of - 1866 - 189 pages
...beams of things shall reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced." Can what Bacon says of the fallacies of the mind be also said of its proper cognitions ? Does the mind,...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1869 - 446 pages
...beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be...reduced. For this purpose, let us consider the false ap- . / pearances that are imposed upon us by th^^gg^ejaj,jj^ftire ' .f 't, of the ,minrl beholding...
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