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" ... well they be but deceits of pleasure, and not pleasures : and that it was the novelty which pleased, and not the quality. And therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page cd
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 616 pages
...quality : and therefore we see, that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 624 pages
...quality : and therefore we see, that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...quality; zmd therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friers, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 200 pages
...pleasures: and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy*. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment in the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821 - 404 pages
...quality : and therefore we see, that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy : but of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable." He saw, that as the love of excelling has a tendency to generate bad passions, the love of excellence...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821 - 408 pages
...quality : and therefore we see, that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy : but of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable." He saw, that as the love of excelling has a tendency to generate bad passions, the love of excellence...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824 - 642 pages
...quality : and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 432 pages
...quality : and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 pages
...quality : and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friers, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 538 pages
...alter the whole of Lord Bacon's own arrangement of the third and fourth parts of the Instauration. (b) of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Wals'i "reinstation. In all other pleasures there is a finite variety, and after they grow a little...
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