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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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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 THE HUMAN MIND. OUR argument has thus far been...
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The path of life

John Clunie - 1836
...in hope of everlasting glory." Well, then, might Lord Bacon exclaim, in a prayer to his Maker — " I have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens; but I have found thee in thy temples ! " May you, my dear young friends, enjoy the same felicity ! As intimately connected with this subject,...
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Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology, Volume 1

William Buckland - Bible and geology - 1837 - 747 pages
...of the Inductive Philosophy, thus breathes forth his pious meditation, " Thy creatures have been nay books, but thy scriptures much more. I have sought...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." Bacons Works, V. 4. fol. p. 487. The sentiment here quoted had been long familiar to him, for it pervades...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 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...with me, and my heart, through thy grace, hath been anunquenched coal upon thine altar. O Lord, my strength, I have since my youth met with thee in all...
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The Power of Religion on the Mind: In Retirement, Affliction, and at the ...

Lindley Murray - Biography - 1888 - 378 pages
...gardens; but I have found thee in thy temples. " ' Thousands have been my sins, and ten thou sands my transgressions: but thy sanctifications have remained...grace, hath been an unquenched coal upon thine altar. " ' 0 Lord, my strength! I have, from my youth, met with thee in all my ways ; in thy fa therly compassions,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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 thee in the courls, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples. Thousands have been my sins, and...
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The Ritual of the United Church of England and Ireland Illustrated: With ...

Gerald Wensley Tyrrell - 1840 - 383 pages
...branches to the seas and to the floods. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy Scriptures much more. / have sought thee in the courts, fields, and gardens ; but I have found Thee in Thy temples." — Lord Chancellor BACON, 1626. -|- " The probable reason for this particular number was a!literal...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been my books, but thy •criptures much more. I have sought thee in the courts, fields,...and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples." 1 60 in the Religio Medici, sir Ttmmae Brown says, "J'or my religion, though there be several circumstances...
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Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...displeasure; but I have been as a dove, free from superfluity of maliciousness. Thy creatures have been , thecourts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples. Thousands have been my sins,...
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Marriage

Susan Ferrier - 1841 - 434 pages
...CHAPTER V. Hail, Sabbath 1 thee I hail, the poor man's friend ! GRAHAME. — Thy creatures have been my books ; but thy Scriptures much more. I have sought thee in thy courts, fields, and gardens, but I have found thee in thy temples. LORD BACON. ANOTHER sabbath...
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