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" I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends : for I have taken all knowledge to be my province ; and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations, confutations, and verbosities,... "
The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ... - Page 277
by John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1845
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 432 pages
...Lord Treasurer Burleigh — " I confess, that I have as * Dr. Rawley, Life of Bacon. 428745 " vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ; " ends;...be my ; " province ; and if I could purge it of two sojts " of rovers, whereof thejjne with frivolous dispu: " tations, confutations, and verbosities ;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that 1 have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends ; for I have taken all knowledge to be my providence ," and if 1 could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: Letters from the ...

Francis Bacon - Law - 1830 - 530 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends : for I have taken all knowledge to be my providence ;* and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations,...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - Periodicals - 1847 - 892 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends as I have moderate civil ends; for I have taken nil knowledge to be my province, and — if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 376 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends, as I have moderate civil ends...have taken all knowledge to be my province. And if your lordship will not carry me on, I will not do as Anaxagoras did, who reduced himself with contemplation...
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841 - 616 pages
...slothful, yet, my health is not to spend, nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that I have as vast a w - providence;* and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations,...
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The Literary annual register, and catalogue raisonné of new publications ...

388 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend nor my course to get. Lastly, I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends as I have moderate civil ends, for I have taken all knowledge to be my proVOL. II. NO. XIII. JANUARY, IS4(>. vince, and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - Periodicals - 1847 - 884 pages
...have as vast contemplativo ends as I have moderate civil ends; for I have token all knowledge to he my province, and — if I could purge it of two sorts...traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils — 1 hope 1 should bring in industrious observations, grounded conclusions, and profitable inventions...
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The Judges of England: With Sketches of Their Lives, and ..., Volume 6

Edward Foss - Courts - 1857 - 544 pages
...not seem at this time to aim at any active legal place ; for he says, " I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends as I have moderate civil ends, for I have taken all knowledge to be my province." His suit not receiving so much encouragement from his uncle as he hoped, he applied to his cousin Sir...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography - 1850 - 590 pages
...slothful, yet my health is not to spend, nor my course to get. Lastly, 1 confess that I have as vast ourtedder ; provine« ; and if I could purge it of two sorts of rovers, whereof the one with frivolous disputations,...
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