Fr. Rogeri Bacon Opera quaedam hactenus inedita: Vol. 1. containing 1. Opus tertium. 2. Opus minus. 3. Compendium philosophiae, Issue 15, Volume 1

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Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1859 - Philosophy - 573 pages
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Page xx - ... studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. Crafty men contemn studies, simple men admire them, and wise men use them; for they teach not their own use; but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation.
Page 580 - ANCIENT LAWS AND INSTITUTES OF WALES; comprising Laws supposed to be enacted by Howel the Good ; modified by subsequent Regulations under the Native Princes, prior to the Conquest by Edward the First ; and anomalous Laws, consisting principally of Institutions which, by the Statute of Ruddlan, were admitted to continue in force. With an English Translation of the Welsh Text. To which are added, a few Latin Transcripts, containing Digests of the Welsh Laws, principally of the Dimetian Code. With Indices...
Page 582 - Authority whence taken is given in each case, whether from Printed History or from Manuscripts. By FS THOMAS, Esq. 3 vols. 8vo. (1856), cloth. Price 40*.
Page 580 - Price 31*. 6d. ANCIENT LAWS AND INSTITUTES OF ENGLAND ; comprising Laws enacted under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, from JEthelbirht to Cnut, with an English Translation of the Saxon ; the Laws called Edward the Confessor's ; the Laws of William the Conqueror, and those ascribed to Henry the First ; also...
Page 582 - STATE PAPERS, DURING THE REIGN OF HENRY THE EIGHTH : with Indices of Persons and Places. 11 Vols., 4to. (1830 — 1852), cloth. Price 51. 15s. 6d. ; or separately, price 10s. 6d. each. Vol. I. — Domestic Correspondence. Vols. II. & III. — Correspondence relating to Ireland. Vols.
Page ix - The works to be published in octavo, separately, as they were finished; the whole responsibility of the task resting upon the editors, who were to be chosen by the Master of the Rolls with the sanction of the Treasury. The Lords of Her Majesty's Treasury, after a careful consideration of the subject, expressed their opinion in a Treasury Minute, dated February 9, 1857, that the plan recommended by the Master of the Rolls " was well calculated for the accomplishment of this important national object,...
Page viii - He proposed that each chronicle or historical document to be edited should be treated in the same way as if the editor were engaged on an Editio Princeps ; and for this purpose the most correct text should be formed from an accurate collation of the best MSS. To render the work more generally useful, the Master of the Rolls suggested that the editor should give an account of the MSS. employed by him, of their age and their peculiarities; that he should add to the work a brief account of the life...
Page 469 - Nam ad hoc quod translatio sit vera, oportet quod translator sciat linguam a qua transfert, et linguam in quam transfert, et scientiam quam vult transferre. Sed quis est hic, et laudabimus eum, fecit enim mirabilia in vita sua?
Page 578 - CALENDARS OF THE PROCEEDINGS IN CHANCERY, IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH; to which are prefixed, Examples of earlier Proceedings in that Court from Richard II. to Elizabeth, from the Originals in the Tower. Edited by JOHN BAYLEY, Esq.
Page viii - Rolls submitted to the Treasury a proposal for the publication of materials for the History of this Country from the Invasion of the Romans to the Reign of Henry VIII. The Master of the Rolls suggested that these materials should be selected for publication under competent editors without reference to periodical or chronological arrangement, without mutilation or abridgment, preference being given, in the first instance, to such materials as were most scarce and valuable. He proposed that each chronicle...

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