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" It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below; but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Sivu 327
1917
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

1748 - 322 sivua
...behold a battle, its adventures, and fuccefs : but no pleafure like that of ftanding upon the advantage ground of truth, (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is ever clear and ferene) and to fee the errors, the wanderings, the mifts, and tempefts in the...

The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Nide 10

James Anderson - 1792
...The personalities it contains, art Ur tem wlut , READING MEMORANDUMS. * * - ' • ' . .For i..-i Bee. No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, (an hill not to be comjnanded, and where the air is always -clear and sejene,) and to see the errors,...

The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Nide 14

1801
...see ships tost upon the sea: — a pleasure to stand, on the window of a castle and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below ; but no pleasure...to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth, and to see the error and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below." So always that this...

A COMPENDIOUS VIEW OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY

CHARLES MAYO, L.L.B - 1804
...liberties unimpaired to posterity.* " Hor. Carm. 3. a. * It is observed by a writer of high repute, " that no pleasure is comparable to the standing " upon the vantage ground of truth; and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists and " tempests in the vale below." •'—No period...

The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 sivua
...see ships tossed on the sea : a pleasure, to ttarid at the window of a castle, and to sec a battle, and the adventures thereof, below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing; on the vantage-ground of Trutht and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests of the...

The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...see ships tossed on the sea : a pleasure, to •tand at the window of a castle, and to sec a battle, and the adventures thereof, below : but no pleasure is comparable to the standing on the vantage-ground oiTrutht and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests of the...

A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...see ships tost upon the sea ; a pleasure to stand in the window^ of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure...comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth :" (an hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene :) and to see the errors,...

Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 sivua
...to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below : but no pleasure...of truth (a hill not to be commanded, and where the air is always clear and serene,) and to see the errors and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in...

A Letter to Lord Ellenborough from Lord Cochrane

Thomas Cochrane Earl of Dundonald, Edward Law Baron Ellenborough - 1815 - 138 sivua
...LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH F ROM LORD COCHRANE. Irr " LETTER TO LORD ELLENBOROUGH FKQM LORD ^COCHRANE. No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth. Baam Lord Verulam. If JUDGES act wrong, their proceedings ought to be published. — • If the PRESS...

The Works of Francis Bacon, Nide 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...see ships tost upon the sea : a pleasure to " stand in the window of a castle, and to see a " battle, and the adventures thereof below; " but no pleasure is comparable to the stand" ing upon the vantage ground of truth (a hill " not to be commanded, and where the air is " always...




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