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" ... neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity, and the use made of them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted. The design of such a work, of which we have a precedent in Aristotle, is not to content curious and vain minds, but — 1. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum - Page 6
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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The unity of disease analytically and synthetically proved

Samuel Dickson - Diseases - 1838 - 248 pages
...constitution of the respective patients for whom they may be prescribed. "\ffalsefacts" says Lord Bacon, "be once on foot, what, through neglect of examination,...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." We have but too many such facts in medicine.— The late Dr. Gregory, a high authority, used ex cathedra,...
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The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy ...: Memoirs of the life of Sir ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Agricultural chemistry - 1839 - 508 pages
...fettered, in the last perfectly free in its progress ;" — in accordance with what Bacon says, that " if false facts in nature be once on foot, what through...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted."* He entered upon the inquiry, not doubting the correctness of the analogy ; not doubting that the muriatic...
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Fallacies of the faculty, in a ser. of lectures

Samuel Dickson - 1839 - 320 pages
...of the respective patients, for whom they may be prescribed. " If false facts," says Lord Bacon, " be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." The late Professor Gregory used often to declare in his class room, that ninetynine out of a hundred medical...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 33

Industrial arts - 1840 - 644 pages
...corrector of the further reception of those " false facts" which, as Bacon observes, " if once set on foot," what through neglect of examination, the...of antiquity, and the use made of them in discourse are scarce ever eradicated." I trust, therefore, these observations may induce a more complete and...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 33

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1840 - 640 pages
...corrector of the further reception of those " false facts" which, as Bacon observes, " if once set on foot," what through neglect of examination, the...of antiquity, and the use made of them in discourse are scarce ever eradicated." I trust, therefore, these observations may induce a more comple|e and...
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The principles of the chrono-thermal system of medicine, containing intr ...

Samuel Dickson - 1845 - 216 pages
...and the murders committed in it, than after the lowest trades." " If false facts," says Lord Bacon, " be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." The late Professor Gregory scrupled not to declare in his class-room, that ninety-nine out of every hundred...
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New York Dissector: Quarterly Journal of Medicine, Surgery ..., Volume 1

1848 - 914 pages
...and the murders committed in it, than after the lowest trades." " If false facts," says Lord Bacon, " be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." The late professor Gregory used often to declare in his classroom, that ninety-nine out of a hundred medical...
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The Principles of the Chrono-thermal System of Medicine: With the Fallacies ...

Samuel Dickson - Alternative medicine - 1850 - 230 pages
...the murders committed in it, than after the lowest trades. " " If false facts," says Lord Bacon, " be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." The late Professor Gregory scrupled not to declare in his class-room, that ninety-nine out of every hundred...
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The Great Harmonia: Being a Philosophical Revelation of the Natural ...

Andrew Jackson Davis - Parapsychology - 1850 - 510 pages
...accomplished Lord Bacon once remarked, . when considering a similar subject, that — " If false facts be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." In truth, it may be said, that three fifths of what are believed to be established facts and realities...
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The principles of the chrono-thermal system of medicine, Page 7

Samuel Dickson - 1861 - 250 pages
...the murders committed in it, than after the lowest trades." " If false facts," says Lord Bacon, "he once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." The late Professor Gregory scrupled not to declare in his class-room, that ninety-nine out of every hundred...
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