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" Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 456
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...and " The Writer's Prayer," are in the Baconiana. (6) Vol. vii. p. 8. (c) Vol. vii. p. 9. VOL. xV. ff my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." (a) Instaura- The same holy feeling appears in all his important tton' works. The preface to his Instauratio...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
...mortals, (for so I hold Lord Bacon to be) has observed in his beautiful prayer : ' I have sought thee in courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples.' This has been well supposed to mean devotional exercise, with a view to cultivate and improve our piety,...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...mortals, (for so I hold Lord Bacon to be) has observed in his beautiful prayer: ' I have sought thee in courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples.' This has been well supposed to mean devotional exercise, with a view to cultivate and improve our piety,...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...great father of inductive philosophy, in one of his addresses to the Deity : " Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens ; but I have found thee in thy temples." These impressions and sentiments in favour of revealed religion, he used every endeavour to communicate...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 7

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1827
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." (*) So in the Religio Medici, Sir Thomas Brown says, " For my religion, though there be several circumstances...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." (i) So in the Religto Medici, Sir Thomas Brown says, " For my religion, though there be several circumstances...
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Tatler & Guardian

1831 - 244 pages
...maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought lliee * sanctificationi have remained with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath been an unquenched coal...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...Prayer," and " The Writer's Prayer," are in the Baconiana. (6) Vol. vii. p. 8. (c) Vol. vii. p. 9. my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." (a) Instaura- The same holy feeling appears in all his important Uon' works. The preface to his Instauratio...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
...displeasure ; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples.' — Ib. p. 3. • 70 CHARACTER OF LORD BACON" : principal causes and motives of schisms and divisions....
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On the Whole Doctrine of Final Causes: A Dissertation in Three Parts, with ...

William Josiah Irons - Causation - 1836 - 230 pages
...Righteousness and Judgment are the habitation of His Throne ! " PART III. CONCLUSION. " THY Creatures have been my books, but thy SCRIPTURES much more ! I have sought...and gardens, but I have found THEE in thy Temples !" LORD BACON. SECTION I. RELIGION, A FINAL CAUSE OF TriE HUMAN MIND. OUR argument has thus far been...
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