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" Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and... "
Bacon's Essays - Page 2
by Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1858 - 588 pages
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1720
...Men's Minds, vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, falfe Valuations of Things, Imaginations at Pleafure, and the like ; but it would leave the Minds of a Number of Men poor dejefted Ihrunken Things, full of Melancholy and Languor, and uneafy and unpleafmg to themfelves? ONE...
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State-worthies: Or, The Statesmen and Favourites of England from the ...

David Lloyd - Favorites, Royal - 1766
...valua" tions, imaginations as one would, and the " like * vinum detnoKuw, as a father calls poetry, " but it would leave the minds of a number of " men, poor fnrunken things, full of melancho" ly, and indifpofition, and unpleafmg to themę' felves." " Clear...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...deprived of vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of fear, melancholy, and indisposition. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " 'vinum damonum"...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunk:n things : full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " It will be...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunk™ things : full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " It will be...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...taken out of mens' minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like; but it would leave the minds of a number...One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, riinn/t divmonum, the devil's wine, because it fills the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like vinum Dsemonum (as a Father calleth poetry) but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor...melancholy and Indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? '' This formidable Objection, (which however grounds itself on the false assumption, that I wage...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number...things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpl easing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum,"...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number...fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum " da;monum," because it fi'leth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the minds of a number...One of the Fathers in great severity called Poesy, " the wine of Daemons," because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a...
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