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" I call the habit, and goodness of nature the inclination. This, of all virtues and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. "
Essays on English studies - Page 43
by Henry Norman Hudson, Andrew Jackson George - 1906 - 206 pages
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess but error. The desire of power...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity ; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess but error. The desire of power...
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The principles of population and production as they are affected by the ...

John Weyland - Malthusianism - 1816 - 493 pages
...virtues and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity ; without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no. better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits of no excess but error ; neither can...
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The Principles of Population and Production as They are Affected by the ...

John Weyland - Malthusianism - 1816 - 493 pages
...virtues and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity ; without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits of no excess but error; neither can...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...and dignities of the mind is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. G oodness answers to the theological virtue, Charity ; and admits no excess, but error. The desire...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...and dignities of the mind is the greatest, being the character of the Deity ; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. G oodness answers to the theological virtue, Charity ; and admits no excess, but error. The desire...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...and dignities of the mind is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess but error. The desire of power...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon, Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it man is a busy, . mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess but error. The desire of power...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin*. THE PLEASURES OF MALEVOLENCE. At the battle of Sedgmoor, a young maid interceded with Colonel Kirk...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Deity : and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin. Goodness answers to the theological virtue charity, and admits no excess but error. The desire of power...
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