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Pocket Encyclopedia: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature - Page 164
by Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811
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A pocket encyclopædia, or library of general knowledge, Volumes 1-4

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1811 - 466 pages
...the latter, and oblige her to shorten sail, that the former may come near enough to examine her. i ATLANTIS (New,) is the name of a fictitious philosophical...king ; the poets feigned a metamorphosis ; and as the " cloud-capt" mountain seemed to support the skies, Atlas was said to bear the heavens on his shoulders...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 580 pages
...are within mens power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable, to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

1823 - 896 pages
...much, at least, is finished ; and with great beauty and magnificence. The author propose rl also —Ź frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth. But this part is net executed. ATLAS, king of Mauritania, a great astronomer, contemporary with Moses. From his taking...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 538 pages
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 392 pages
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought, also, in this present fable, to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 pages
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable, to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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Utopia: or, The happy republic. To which is added, The new Atlantis, by lord ...

Thomas More (st.) - 1845 - 358 pages
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the natural history diverted him, which...
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Utopia; Or, the Happy Republic: A Philosophical Romance

Saint Thomas More - 1845 - 356 pages
...are within men's power to effect. His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the natural history diverted him, which...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...hath proceeded as to finish that part His lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but, foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History diverted him, which...
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