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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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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870
...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 and reduced. For this purpose, let 50 us consider the false appearances that are imposed. upon ns by the general nature of the mind, beholding...
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Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal ..., Volume 2

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1873
...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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Lectures on the Science of Language, Volume 2

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1873 - 794 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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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 510 pages
...one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. u. 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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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 pages
...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, which are framed and applied according to the conceit and capacities of the vulgar sort ; and...
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Novum organum

Francis Bacon - Science - 1878 - 686 pages
...second of the Two Books on the Advancement of Learning, published in 1605, they are spoken of as ' false appearances that are imposed upon us ' by ' the general nature of the mind,' by 'words,' etc. For the latter passage, see Ellis and Spedding's Edition of Bacon's Works, vol. iii....
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Bacon's Novum organum

Francis Bacon - Induction (Logic) - 1878 - 619 pages
...second of the Two Books on the Advancement of Learning, published in 1605, they are spoken of as ' false appearances that are imposed upon us' by ' the general nature of the mind," by ' words,' etc. For the latter passage, see Ellis and Spedding's Edition of Bacon's Works, vol. iii....
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The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the ...

William Aldis Wright - Bible - 1884 - 698 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 not delivered and reduced. Bacon, Adv. of Learning, 11. 14, § 9 (ed. Wright, p. 161). Crlede, sb. (Deut. xiv. 13). AS glida,...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...; so differing an harmony there is between the spirit of man, and the spirit of nature. 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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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1885 - 376 pages
...one of the errors, or peccant humours, which we ran briefly over in our first book. ti, And lastly, let us consider the false appearances^ that are imposed upon us by words, which are framed I and applied according to the conceit and capacities of I the vulgar sort...
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