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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 ... - Page 116
by Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 970 pages
...says: 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...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldonl sincerely to give a true account of their gift oT reason, to the benefit and use of men : as...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 528 pages
...says: But the greatest error of all th« 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 natrtral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 338 pages
...HOWARD . 233 BRADFORD — 252. ENQUIRY UPON PUBLIC PUNISHMENTS — 281 TURNER '-, — 291 / • \ " Men have. entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...contradiction : and most times for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of man...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1816 - 340 pages
...PUNISHMENTS .... 275 TURNER .285 " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, so-netimes upoa a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes...contradiction: and most times for lucre and profession : but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of man...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851 - 786 pages
...end of knowledge : — fur men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upou a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes...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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...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...and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sinc»ely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 554 pages
...in the spirit of his own Philosophy, submitted to public consideration. " Men," says Lord Bacon, " have entered into a desire of " learning and knowledge,...with variety and delight : sometimes for ornament and re" putation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit " and contradiction ; and most times...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1825 - 540 pages
...there is not such beauty as " men have entered " into a desire of learning and knowledge, some" times upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive " appetite...sometimes for ornament and " reputation ; and sometimes enable them to " victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times " for lucre and profession ; and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 546 pages
...there is not such beauty as " men have entered " into a desire of learning and knowledge, some" times upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive " appetite...sometimes for ornament and " reputation ; and sometimes enable them to '' victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times " for lucre and profession ; and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; for men have enterfd into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety aud delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit...
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