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" To perfect this last part is above our powers and beyond our hopes. "We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings, the destinies of the human race must complete it-, in such a manner, perhaps, as men, looking only at the present, would not readily... "
Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and ... - Page 174
by Henry Hallam - 1839
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...perfect this last part," he says, " is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings ; the destinies of the human race must complete it." " Such," says Mr. Hallam, " was the temple, of which Bacon saw in vision before him the stately front...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 435 pages
...thought. " To perfect this last part is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings ; the destinies of the...all their power." " And with an eloquent prayer," continues Hallam, from whose excellent view of the Baconian philosophy the foregoing remarks are condensed...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 435 pages
...thought.' "To perfect this last part is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings; the destinies of the human race must complete 82 OUTLINES OF GENERAL LITERATURE. [\3HAP. IV. it — in such a manner, perhaps, as men, looking only...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1853 - 465 pages
...thought. " To perfect this last part is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings; the destinies of the...race must complete it — in such a manner perhaps, ns men, looking only at the present, would not readily conceive. For upon this will depend, not only...
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Introduction to the literature of Europe in the 15th, 16th, and ..., Volume 2

Henry Hallam - Literature, Modern - 1854
...laid down. " To perfect this last part is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings, the destinies of the...exertions may be rendered effectual to the attainment of truth and happiness, this introductory chapter of the Instauratio, methodo, si fieri possit, animo...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...perfect this last part," he says, " is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings ; the destinies of the human race must complete il." " Such," says Mr. Hallam, " was the temple, of which Bacon saw in vision before him the stately...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - English literature - 1858
...down. " ' To perfect this last part is above our powers, and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings; the destinies of the...And with an eloquent prayer that his exertions may Ы* rendered effectual to the attainment of truth and happiness, this introductory chapter of the Instauratio,...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - English literature - 1859 - 3140 pages
...down. " 'To perfect this last part is above our powers, and beyond onr hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings; the destinies of the...upon this will depend not only a speculative good, bat all the fortunes of mankind, and all their power.' And with an eloquent prayer that bin exertions...
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A critical dictionary of English literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859
...down. " 'To perfect this last part Is above our powers, and I>eyond our hopes. \Ve may, as we trust, make no despicable beginnings; the destinies of the...perhaps, as men looking only at the present would not readilv conceive. For upon this will depend not only n P|>eculatÍve good, but all the fortunes of...
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The University Quarterly, Volume 4, Issue 1

Universities and colleges - 1861
...says, " is above our powers and beyond our hopes. We may, as we trust, make no despicablebeginning ; the destinies of the human race must complete it ;...only at the present, would not readily conceive." Could Bacon revisit the earth in this year of our Lord 1861, — just three centuries gone since he...
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