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The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 39
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 402 pages
...to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1825
...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times " for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to " give a true account of their gift of reason,...sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse for a " wandering and variable mind to walk up and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1825
...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times " for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to " give a true account of their gift of reason,...sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse for a " wandering and variable mind to walk up and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...(a) Tennison (/.) Hawley— Tennison. of their gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man : — as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : asif there were sought in knowledge a couch,whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimen! of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. The Essays...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 554 pages
...victory of wit " and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; •' and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of " reason to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought *' in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and " restless...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimens of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. - The Essays...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1829
...to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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Transactions

Plymouth athenaeum - 1830
...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre •' and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account " of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men " . . . But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt " knowledge, if contemplation and :irt...
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