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" But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to... "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ... - Side 116
af Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 sider
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ADDRESSES AT THE INAUGURATION OF THOMAS HILL, D.D., AS PRESIDENT OF HARVARD ...

1863
...the heart and lungs to the natural body, which circulate the blood and renew its vitalizing power. 12 entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to a victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...
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Addresses at the Inauguration of Thomas Hill, D.D., as President of Harvard ...

Harvard University - 1863 - 39 sider
...circulate the blood and renew its vitalizing power. It was the lament of Lord Bacon, that " men have 12 entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to a victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...
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"MY NOVEL" or VARIETIES IN ENGLISH LIFE BY PISISTRATUS CAXTON

EDWARD BULWER LYTTON - 1865
...? * " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : — for men have entered into a...contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession " [that is, for most of those objects which are meant by the ordinary citers of the saying, "Knowledge...
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Gems of Literature, Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive ...

Gems - 1866 - 147 sider
...mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge, is the greatest error of all the rest. For, men have entered into a desire of learning and...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Bind 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1866
...same.... The greatest error of ail the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitivë appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornamenf...
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Book of the Artists: American Artist Life, Comprising Biographical and ...

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1867 - 639 sider
...art — temporary motives and unworthy compromise often degrading the ideal and dwarfing the result: "Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to a victory of wit and contradiction, and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 641 sider
...mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge, is the greatest error of all the rest : For, men have entered into a desire of learning and...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1834 - 298 sider
...— "But Ihe greatest, error of all the rest, is the mistaking or mis placing of Ihe last or farthest end of knowledge, for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a nutural curiosity, and an inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas ..., Bind 19

David Thomas - 1868
...knowledge sometimes upon1 a natural Curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their mind with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation, and sometimes to enablo them to obtain the victory of wit and contradiction, and sometimes for lucre and possession;...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870
...answers to tho theological virtue Charity, and admits of no excess, but orror. . Essay xin. W. vi, 403. Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and 42 sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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