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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 Physical and Metaphysical Works of Lord Bacon ...

Francis Bacon - Induction (Logic) - 1872 - 602 pages
...error, is wanting : for as things now stand, if false facts in nature be once on foot, through the neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity,...founded upon common and familiar examples ; and 2. to show the wonders of nature, which give the shortest passage to the wonders of art : for by carefully...
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Advancement of Learning and Novum Organum, Volume 18

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1899 - 540 pages
...error, is wanting: for, as things now stand, if false facts in nature be once on foot, through the neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity,...Aristotle, is not to content curious and vain minds, but— i. to correct the depravity of axioms and opinions, founded upon common and familiar examples; and...
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Advancement of Learning and Novum Organum

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 542 pages
...error, is wanting: for, as things now stand, if false facts in nature be once on foot, through the neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity,...Aristotle, is not to content curious and vain minds, but— I. to correct the depravity of axioms and opinions, founded upon common and familiar examples; and...
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Physical and Metaphysical Works: Including the Advancement of Learning and ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1901 - 606 pages
...error, ia wanting : for as things now stand, if false facts in nature be once on foot, through the neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity,...founded upon common and familiar examples ; and 2. to show the wonders of nature, which give the shortest passage to the wonders of art : for by carefully...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1902 - 440 pages
...popular error, is wanting: for as things now stand, if false facts in nature be once on foot, through the neglect of examination, the countenance of antiquity,...founded upon common and familiar examples; and 2, to show the wonders of nature, which give the shortest passage to the wonders of art; for by carefully...
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An Unorthodox Conception of Being: A Synthetic Philosophy of Ontology

William Ellsworth Hermance - Ontology - 1912 - 478 pages
...when science once discovers a fact it becomes a part of knowledge and is indestructible. Bacon says, " If false facts in Nature be once on foot, what through...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." It is much easier for advanced Christians to interpret differently the tenets of their belief than...
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Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Preventive Medicine

Bernard Fantus, William Augustus Evans - 1917 - 400 pages
...commenting on Leake's article, reminds us of Bacon 's saying : "If false facts in nature be once set on foot, what through neglect of examination, the...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted. ' ' [Let us therefore be careful in our publications to remember that we must first of all ever be...
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American Practitioner and News, Volume 14

Medicine - 1876 - 412 pages
...evidences present the probable tenor of coming results. 'If false facts,' remarks Lord Bacon, ' be once set on foot, what, through neglect of examination, the...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted.' Wary, however, as we should ever be for the integrity and honor of our calling, it behooves us at all...
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The Great Harmonia: The Physician

Andrew J. Davis - Science - 1998 - 480 pages
...and accomplished Lord Bacon once remarked, when considering a similar subject, that—"If false factt be once on foot, what through neglect of examination,...them in discourse, they are scarce ever retracted." In truth, it may be said, that throe fifths of what are believed to be established factt and realities...
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Morning Lectures: Twenty Discourses, Delivered Before the Friends of ...

Andrew Jackson Davis - Harmony (Philosophy) - 1850 - 462 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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