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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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The Educational Speeches of the Hon'ble John Bruce Norton

John Bruce Norton - 1870 - 329 sider
...says Bacon in his Advancememt of Learning " is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge, for men have entered into a desire...appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with vanity and delight; sometin*es for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1871
...into a deíire of learning and knowledge, sometimes out of a natural curiosity and inquisitive temper, sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and...ornament and reputation, and sometimes to enable them to secure the victory of wit and contradiction, and most times for lucre and a livelihood." If this is...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 sider
...to my own country after some time is passed over.'1 3 DIVERSE OBJECTS OF MEN TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE. Afen have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge...to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; somelimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them lo victory of wit and contradiction...
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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...augmented. 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...upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometime3 to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation...
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Studies in Early English Literature

Emelyn W. Washburn - 1882 - 225 sider
...Augmentis " to show his idea of the useful. " Men have entered into a desire of knowledge, sometimes as a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety ; and sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 641 sider
...mistaking or misplacing of the last or fartheBt end of knowledge, is the greatest error of all the rest : For, men have entered into a desire of learning and...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times tor lucre and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason,...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1885 - 376 sider
...augmented. ii. But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession Tand seldom sincerely to give a true account I ; of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of...
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The Archaeological Journal, Bind 42

1885
...our aims. " The greatest error," says Bacon, " is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire...and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity or inquisitive appetite, — sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight, — sometimes...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Bind 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1891
...mistaking or misplacing of thé last or farthest end of knowledge : for men hâve entered into a désire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural...with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and réputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1887
...augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire...enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and mort times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of...
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