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" The use of this feigned history hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it... "
Bacon; the Advancement of Learning - Page 97
by Francis Bacon - 1876 - 376 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 118

Edmund Burke - History - 1877
...imagination can soar as well as sink, and that, in the words of Lord Bacon, the use of art "hath been and is to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of...points wherein the nature of things doth deny it." The number of pictorial works hung this year was 1,346. This is slightly below the average of five years....
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 6

Theology - 1795
...this feigned hiftofy hath been td give fome fhadow of fatisfaflion to the mind of man in thofe point?, wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being, in proportion, inferior to the foul; by reafon whereof there is, agreeable to the fpiritof many a more ample greatnefs, a more exaft...
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Poetics; Or a Series of Poems and Disquisitions on Poetry ...

George Dyer - English poetry - 1812
...great in criticism no less than in philosophy, speaks on this subject with much dignity and effect : " The use of this feigned history hath been to give...reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of roan, a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more ample variety, than can be found in...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - Engraving - 1814
...learning, and is nothing less than that feigned history which may be styled as well in prose as poetry. " The use of this feigned History hath been to give...the nature of things doth deny it, the world being inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agreeable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness,...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - Engraving - 1814 - 452 pages
...learning, and is nothing less than that feigned history which may be styled as well in prose as poetry. " The use of this feigned History hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to tbe mind of man, in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being inferior...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 98

1865
...Academy we would, in the words of Lord Bacon, ask, Where are the works which, as feigned histories, " give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man...those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it " ? where are the pictures which testify that " the world is in proportion inferior to the soul, and...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 98

England - 1865
...Academy we would, in the words of Lord Bacon, ask, Where are the works which, as feigned histories, " give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man...those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it " ? where are the pictures which testify that " the world is in proportion inferior to the soul, and...
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Sig. 2x2-4B3 of vol.1 . Lectures, delivered in the Royal academy

James Barry - 1831
...imitative arts ; speaking of poetry, he remarks most admirably and justly. " The use of thisfained historic hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the...in those points, wherein the nature of things doth denie it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soule: by reason whereof there is agreeable...
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The Messiah, a poem

1832
...' The use of this feigned history* hath bcen, to give some satisfaction to the mind of man in tho;e points wherein the nature of things doth deny it,...inferior to the soul ; by reason whereof there is, agrceable to the spirit of man, a more ample greatness, a more exaet goodness, and a more absolute...
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General introduction to a course of lectures on English grammar and composition

Henry Rogers - 1838
...contained in his " Advancement of Learning," that it is a " feigned history, designed to give some satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it — to raise and erect the mind by submitting the shows of things to the desires of the mind." That...
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