The History of Great Britain; From the First Invasion of It by the Romans Under Julius Caesar Volume 8
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ...I fay, having enumerated these discoveries, proceeds in the following manner: --s "These are wonderful discoveries for a man to ' make, in so ignorant an age, who had no master - A. Wood, Hist. Oxon, 1. 1. p. 79. "to "to teach him, but struck it all out of his own "brain: but it is still more wonderful, that such "discoveries should lie so long concealed, till in "the next succeeding centuries other people "should start up, and lay claim to the merit of these very inventions, to which Bacon alone had "a right 2V Hi writ-According to Leland, Bale, and other literary, Dgs' historians, the writings of friar Bacon were very numerous1S. But it plainly appears that these writers have divided one work into many, and, by multiplying titles, have represented them as much more numerous than they really were1. It is to be hoped, that some man of learning, leisure, and industry, and placed in favourable circumstances, will soon arise, who, by employing his time in collecting, arranging, and publishing all the genuine works of the illustrious Roger Bacon, will do honour to his country, and justice to the memory of one of the greatest men it ever produced..Mid-ael Michael Scot of Balwirie was born in the last 8cv' years of the twelfth, or the sirst of the thirteenth century, at the feat of his family, in the county of Fife in Scotland " Having received the first part of his education in his native country, he was sent to Oxford, where many of the Scottish youth in Dr. Fieind's History of Physic, vol.. p. 439. edit. 4. S Leland de Script. Britain torn. 1. p. j8. Bale, Script, Biitan. t cent. 4. p. 34s. 16 See Biograph. Britan. Life of R, Bacon. -7 Deinpller, lib. 11. p-494. those b those times prosecuted...
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