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" ... if any man shall think by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy... "
Discourses on Scripture mysteries, preached at the lecture founded by the ... - Page 288
by William Hawkins - 1787
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Letters and remains of the lord chancellor Bacon, collected by R. Stephens ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1734
...knowledge is to be limited by religion, and to be referred to ufe and a ft ion. For if any man {hall think by view and enquiry into thefe fenfible and material things, to attain to any light for the revealing of the nature or will of God ; he {hall dangeroufly abufe himfelf. It...
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Discourses on Scripture Mysteries: Preached at St. Mary's, Oxford, Before ...

William Hawkins - 1787 - 414 pages
...well-known ftory of Simonides. Agreably to thefe fentiments, the great Lord Bacon fays, " If any " man fhall think by view and enquiry into thefe " fenfible...the " more learned have fallen into herefy, whilft '* they have fought to fly up to the fecrets of the " Deity, by the waxen wings of the fenfes." And...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...not to be lightly passed over : for if any man shall think by view and inquiry into these eensible and material things to attain that light, whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy : for the contemplation...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he. spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...the infallible decrees of nature : but if any man shall think by view and enquiry into sensible and material things, to attain that light whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature and will of God, then is he spoiled through vain philosophy : for the sense of man...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1824
...not to be lightly passed over ; for if any man shall think by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things to attain that light, whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy : for the contemplation...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...not to be lightly passed over : for if any man shall think by view and inquiry into these sensible and material things to attain that light, whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy : for the contemplation...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...not to be lightly passed over : for if any man shall think by view and ! inquiry into these sensible and material things '. to attain that light, whereby he may reveal unto himself the nature or will of God, then indeed is he spoiled by vain philosophy : for the contemplation...
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