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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, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul... "
Spare hours v. 1, 1861 - Página 439
por John Brown - 1861
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The Discipline of Taste and Feeling

Charles Wegener - 1992 - 224 páginas
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts and events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfteth the...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 409 páginas
...those things which history denies to it;... a sound argument may be drawn from Poesy, to show that there is agreeable to the spirit of man a more ample greatness, a more perfect order, and a more beautiful variety than it can anywhere (since the Fall) find in nature. And...
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Magic, Rhetoric, and Literacy: An Eccentric History of the Composing Imagination

William A. Covino - 1994 - 189 páginas
...lawlessness is a necessary (but not—for Bacon or Masson—fully approved) expression of the human spirit, "the world being in proportion inferior to the soul;...variety, than can be found in the nature of things" (Advancement 2.4.2; 82). 17. For a full discussion of De Quincey's rhetorical theory, see Covino, "Thomas...
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Renaissance Poetics/Renaissance-Poetik

Heinrich F. Plett - 1994 - 440 páginas
...For if the matter be attentively considered, a sound argument may be drawn from Poesy, to show that there is agreeable to the spirit of man a more ample greatness, a more perfect order, and a more beautiful variety than it can anywhere (since the Fall) find in nature. And...
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George Grant and the Subversion of Modernity: Art, Philosophy, Politics ...

Arthur Davis - 1996 - 346 páginas
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion...variety than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the...
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Wissenschaft als kulturelle Praxis, 1750-1900

Hans Erich Bödeker, Peter Hanns Reill, Jürgen Schlumbohm - 1999 - 426 páginas
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion inferior to the soul; [...]". FRANCIS BACON, The Advancement of Learning [1605], in: The Works of Francis Bacon, ed. BASIL...
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Plato's Dream of Sophistry

Richard Marback, Volume Editor Series Editor Richard Marback, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Rhetoric Thomas W Benson, PhD - 1999 - 163 páginas
...where history lacks "that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man," poesy feigns for the imagination "a more ample greatness, a more exact goodness, and a more absolute variety," thereby moving the mind to act on learning by imbuing knowledge with "magnanimity," "morality," and...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volumen20

Kenneth Muir - 2002 - 212 páginas
...hath been to give some shadow of satisfaction to the mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it, the world being in proportion...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfietl! the...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 páginas
...mind of man in those points wherein the nature of things doth deny it; the world being in proportion0 inferior to the soul; by reason whereof there is agreeable...variety, than can be found in the nature of things. Therefore, because the acts or events of true history0 have not that magnitude which satisfieth the...
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Poetry, Symbol, and Allegory: Interpreting Metaphorical Language from Plato ...

Simon Brittan - 2003 - 226 páginas
...points wherein the Nature of things doth denie it, the world being in proportion inferiour to the soule; by reason whereof there is agreeable to the spirit of Man a more ample Greatnesse, a more exact Goodnesse, and a more absolute varietie then can bee found in the Nature of...
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