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" ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it; the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it; is the sovereign good of human nature. "
The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ... - Page 2
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...and ArFe&ions, yet TRUTH (which only doth judge itfelf) teaches, that the Inquiry after TRUTH, which is the Lovemaking, or Wooing of it; the Knowledge of TRUTH, which is the Prefence of it ; and the Reception of, and Affeat to TRUTH, which is the Enjoying B z of 4 Of TR -tr...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...judgment and affections, truth, which only judges itself, teacheth that the enquiry cf truth, which is the lovemaking, or wooing of it— the knowledge...presence of it*— 'and the belief of truth, which is the en;oyment of it, is the sovereign good of human nature- * The first creature of God in the works of...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief of the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BACON'S ESSAYS. Is...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...moral philosophers avowedly infidel, and professionally the reverse, pouring equal contempt upon the the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the belief or the truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature." BAcON'S ESSAYS....
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...judgments and affections ; yet truth, which only judges itself, teaches, that the enquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, aud the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. The first...
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A Practical Treatise on the Ordinary Operations of the Holy Spirit

George Stanley Faber - Holy Spirit - 1814 - 256 pages
...'-.vT'jv. Just. Mart. Dial. eum Tryph. p. 173. " The first ereature of God in the works of the clays, was the light of the sense ; the last was the light of reason ; and his sabbath work ever sinee is the illumination of his spirit. First he breathed light upon the faee of the matter of ehaos...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...and affections; yet Truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of Truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it; the knowledge...sense ; the last was the light of reason; and his Sabbath-work ever since, is the illumination of his spirit. First, he breathed light upon the face...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...and affections ; yet Truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of Truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it; the knowledge...sense ; the last was the light of reason; and his Sabbath-work ever since, is the illumination of his spirit. First, he OF TRUTH. 3 breathed light upon...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 10

Phrenology - 1848
...maintained before, the principles of the " inspired philosopher" of Upsal. "The inquiry after truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it; the knowledge...the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it." Lord Bacon says, "is the sovereign good of human nature." There was never a more sincere lover of truth...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of 'it; the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it ; and the l>elief of truth, which is the enjoying of it ; is the sovereign good of human nature. The first creature...
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