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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... "
Poems: Now First Collected - Page 165
by Chandos Leigh - 1839 - 402 pages
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The Philosophy of the Conditioned: Comprising Some Remarks on Sir William ...

Henry Longueville Mansel - Philosophy, English - 1866 - 208 pages
...that which would be produced were it merely a passive recipient ? " The mind of man," says Bacon, " is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the beams of things shall reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1866 - 690 pages
...that which would be produced were it merely a passive recipient ? " The mind of man," says Bacon, " is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the beams of things shall reflect according to their true incidence ; nay, it is rather like VOL. I. o 1 86 uii enchanted...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870 - 88 pages
...the measure of the individual and not according to the measure of the universe. N. 0. W. iv, 54, tr. The mind of man is far from the nature of a clear...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...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 634 pages
...thereof. For the mind of Man is farre from the Nature of a cleare and equall glasse, wherein the beames of things should reflect according to their true incidence; Nay, it is rather like an inchanted glasse, full of superstition and Imposture, if it bee not delivered and reduced. Adv. of...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 678 pages
...the mind of Man is farre ifrom the Nature of a cleare and equall glasse, wherein the beames of thine* should reflect according to their true incidence; Nay, it is rather like an tinchanted glasse, full of superstition and Imposture, if it hee not deliveres .and reduced. Adv. oj...
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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 504 pages
...understanding in some particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear...and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by the general nature...
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A Philosophical Treatise on the Nature and Constitution of Man, Volume 2

George Harris - Human beings - 1876 - 588 pages
...here adverte'l to, and with characteristic penetration, that " the mind of man is far from being of the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the...reflect according to their true incidence ; nay it is like an enchanted jrlims, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered aud reduced."...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877 - 782 pages
...understanding in some particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear...and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by the general nature...
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The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the ...

William Aldis Wright - Bible - 1884 - 698 pages
...Rich. III., fol. 10 b. The glass of fashion and the mould of form. Shakespeare, Hamlet, lll. 1. 161. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear...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, a kite;...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884 - 564 pages
...understanding in some particulars, but doth more generally and inwardly infect and corrupt the state thereof. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear...and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. For this purpose, let us consider the false appearances that are imposed upon us by the general nature...
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