scientific advances, fables, poetry
I conceive that I perform the office of a true priest of the sense (from which all knowledge in nature must be sought, unless men mean to go mad) and a not unskilful interpreter of its oracles. ("The Plan of the Work," The Great Instauration)
Dramatic poesy among the ancients ... has been regarded by learned men and great philosophers as a kind of musician's bow by which men's minds may be played upon. (Translation of the "De Augmentis," The Second Book)
"Bacon's Allegory of Science: The Theater of the New Atlantis,"
Quidditas: Vol. 4
, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/rmmra/vol4/iss1/11