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" I shall only mention one great Man, who had the true Imagination of the whole extent of this Enterprise, as it is now set on foot; and that is, the Lord Bacon. "
The History of the Royal Society of London, for the Improving of Natural ... - Page 35
by Thomas Sprat - 1667 - 438 pages
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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - Great Britain - 1702 - 302 pages
...deveft themfelves of many vain Concepti" ons, and overcome a thoufand falfe Images, which lie like cc Monfters in their way, before they can get as far...had, the true Imagination of the whole extent of this En" tcrpriz.e} as it is now fet on foot, and that is the Lord Ba" con.: In whofe Books there are every...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...overcome a thoufand falfe Images, " which L * AGH^ARAC:T R which lie like Monfters in their before they can get as far as this. And " of thefe I mall only mention one Great rt Man* who had the trite* Imagination of ** the whole Extent of this Enterprise,...
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The Advancement of Learning, Book I, Book 1

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1904 - 145 pages
...which lie like monsters in their way, before they can get as far as this. And of these I shall only mention one great man, who had the true imagination of the whole extent of this enterprise, as it is now set on foot ; and that is the Lord Bacon, in whose books there are everywhere...
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The Advancement of Learning, Book I, Book 1

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1904 - 145 pages
...divest themselves of many vain conceptions, and overcome a thousand false images which lie like monsters in their way, before they can get as far as this. And of these I shall only mention one great man, who had the true imagination of the whole extent of this...
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Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of ...

Freemasons. Grand Lodge of the State of New York - 1918
...Thomas Sprat (1636-1713) bishop of Rochester, made acknowledgment of this when he wrote : "I shall only mention one great man who had the true imagination of the whole extent of this enterprise, as it is now set on foot, and that is Lord Bacon.* Professor Nichol sums up the established...
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Washington University Studies, Volumes 6-7

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) - Literature - 1919
...proposed to themselves the right course of slow, and sure Experimenting: . . . And of these I shall only mention one great Man, who had the true Imagination of the whole extent of this Enterprise, as it is now set on foot; and that is, the Lord Bacon. In whose Books there are every where...
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The Problem of Certainty in English Thought 1630–1690

Henry G. van Leeuwen - History - 1970 - 159 pages
...Society, wrote in 1667 in his History of the Royal Society concerning Bacon's foresight: "I shall only mention one great Man, who had the true Imagination of the whole extent of this Enterprise [the new science of the Royal Society], as it is now set on foot; and that is, the Lord...
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Science Reorganized: Scientific Societies in the Eighteenth Century

James E. McClellan - Science - 1985 - 413 pages
...of the Royal Society (1667), emphasized this aspect of the Society's initial interest: I shall only mention one great Man, who had the true Imagination...the whole extent of this Enterprize, as it is now set on foot; and that is the Lord Bacon . . . The Society has reduc'ed its principal observations into...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - Philosophy - 1996 - 592 pages
...(Dedication of Scepsis Scientifica to the Royal Society, 1665), also Bishop Thomas Sprat, 'I shall only mention one great man, who had the true imagination of the whole extent of this enterprize', History of the Royal Society (1667), 35. 13 'Ode to the Royal Society', in The Works of Abraham Cowley...
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The Cosmos of Science: Essays of Exploration

John Earman, John D. Norton - Science - 1998 - 581 pages
...perfection of the experimental approach to science, he turned to Bacon as a distinguished ancestor: I shall onely mention one great Man, who had the true Imagination...the whole extent of this Enterprize, as it is now set on foot; and that is, the Lord Bacon. In whose Books there are every where scattered the best arguments,...
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