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" ... if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts ; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay - Page 10
by Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 372 pages
...accepteth of them by a kind of relation (as the lawyers speak) as if we had known them before. " Another is an impatience of doubt and haste to assertion without...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. U " Another error is in the manner of the tradition or delivery of knowledge, which is for the most...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 374 pages
...accepteth of them by a kind of relation (as the lawyers speak) as if we had known them before. " Another is an impatience of doubt and haste to assertion without...but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he sliall end in certainties. U " Another error is in the manner of the tradition or delivery of knowledge,...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 380 pages
...the end impassable: the other rough and troublesome in the entrance, but after a while fair audeveu; so it is in contemplation, if a man will begin with...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. • U " Another error is in the manner of the tradition or delivery of knowledge, which is for the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...two ways of action, commonly spoken of by the ancients : the one plain and smooth in the bea-innino1, and in the end impassable ; the other rough and troublesome...part magistral and peremptory ; and not ingenuous aud faithful, in a sort, as may be soonest believed ; and not easiliest examined. It is true, that...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 434 pages
...and troublesome in the entrance, , but after a while fair and even : so it is in contempla- , tion; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magisterial and peremptory, and not ingenuous and faithful ; in a sort as may be soonest believed,...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 388 pages
...rough and troublesome in the exjtreme, but after a while fair and even: so it is in contemplations : if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...begin with .doubts, he shall end in certainties.' the same sagacity he examines va12 11G CHARACTER OF LORD BACON: rious other ' peccant humours' which...
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An Essay on the Rationale of Circumstantial Evidence: Illustrated by ...

William Wills - Evidence, Circumstantial - 1838 - 332 pages
...or mitigation. The golden words of Bacon are most apposite in relation to this important subject : " If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certaintiesf." It is indispensable to the very existence of society that the magistrate should found...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 246 pages
...Aristotle speaketh seriously and wisely, when he saith, " Qui respiciunt ad pauca de facili pronunciant."3 Another error is an impatience of doubt, and haste...knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and preremptory, and not ingenuous and faithful ; in a sort as may be soonest believed, and not easiliest...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...acceptcth ef them by a kind of relation (ns the lawyers speak,) as if we had known them before. " Another is an impatience of doubt and haste to assertion without..." Another error is in the manner of the tradition or delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and peremptory, and not ingenuous and...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 778 pages
...Advancement of Learning. dated for use and practice ; but it increaseth no more in bulk and substance Another error is an impatience of doubt, and haste...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of...
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