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" ... the inquiry of truth, which is the lovemaking, 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 British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 49
1862
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 602 pages
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of f Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The life of Dr. Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of ' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, ' reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of ' Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...tranquil mind, and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : * Certainly it is heaven ' upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, • reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - 1787 - 602 pages
...and a confcience void of offence, fo feelingly defcribed in this fentence of lord Bacon : ' Ceitainly it is heaven • upon earth to have a man's mind move in Charity, c reft in Providence, and turn upon the poles of • Truth.' If Johnfon could ever be faid to be idle,...
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Tracts, Volumes 1-2

Tracts - 1791
...extraordinary fufferings for publicly maintaining the worfhip of one God, is entirely groundlefs. * " Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, reft in providence, and turn on the poles of truth."—Lord BACON. groundlefs. Pofitive perfecution...
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...of the Almighty j whose alone it is to give.) and not receive. LXXIX. <!ertainly (says Lord BACON) it is heaven upon earth, to have a man's mind move in 6 charity, rest in Providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. , • LXXX. CHRIST'S coat, says one...
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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 of truth,...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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