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" ... knots an hour against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits, and of its first fruits. For it is a philosophy which never rests, which has never attained, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible is... "
Critical and historical essays - Page 396
by Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1883
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 11

1846
...; to traverse the earth in cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which run ten knots an hour against the wind. These are but...— which is never perfect. Its law is progress." You see from this, if you are disposed to be enlightened, that instead of the antediluvians having...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...traverse (he land on cars • which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which • sail against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits,...philosophy which never rests, ' which has never attained it, which is never perfect. Its law is ' progress. A point which yesterday was invisible is its goal...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...earth, to traverse the land on cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which sail against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits,...philosophy which never rests, which has never attained it, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible is its goal...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...earth, to traverse the land in cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which run ten knots an hour against the wind. These are but...various as the powers of Bacon were, he owes his wide and durable fame chiefly to this, that all those powers received their direction from common sense....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
...earth, to traverse the )and on cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which sail aever attained it, which is never perfect Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible...
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Cyclopędia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - 1854 - 368 pages
...earth, to traverse the land in cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which run ten knots an hour against the wind. These are but...is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible ia its goal to-day, and will be its starting-post to-morrow. — (Macaulay.) SCIENTIFIC ADVENTURE ASCENT...
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Palaestra stili Latini; or, Materials for translation into Latin prose ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - 1855
...whirl along without horses, and the ocean with ships which sail against the wind. These are but few of its fruits, and of its first fruits. For it is...goal to-day, and will be its starting-post to-morrow. — Macaulay. 203. DIVERSIONS We are furnished with numerous arguments why the graver occupations should...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 pages
...in ships which sail against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits, and of its first-fruits. For it is a philosophy which never rests, which has...to-day, and will be its starting-post to-morrow.' " l 1 Essays. ESSAYS. I.— OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth ? said jesting Pilate ; * and would' not stay for...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 744 pages
...earth, to traverse the land on cars which whirl along without horses, and the ocean in ships which sail against the wind. These are but a part of its fruits,...philosophy which never rests, which has never attained it, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point which yesterday was invisible is its goal...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...fruits, and of its first fruits. For it is a philosophy which never rests, which has never attained it, which is never perfect. Its law is progress. A point...goal today, and will be its starting-post to-morrow." LORD BACON. Great and various as the powers of Bacon were, he oives his wide and durable fame chiefly...
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