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" But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to... "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ... - Page 116
by Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...instead of inventing .51 11. The mistaking the furthest end of knowledge. (h) . 51 Men haveeniered Mo a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon...appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with vaiiety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 550 pages
...Instauration, this prospectus is most respectfully submitted to public consideration. " Men/ says Lord Bacon, " have entered into a desire of " learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natu" ral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite : sometimes " to entertain their minds with variety and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 538 pages
...this prospectus is most respectfully submitted to public consideration. " Men," says Lord Bacon, " have entered into a desire of " learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natu" ral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite : sometimes " to entertain their minds with variety and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826 - 626 pages
...augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornamen t and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1829 - 592 pages
...language. ' But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire...upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometunes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation...
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Transactions of the Plymouth Institution

Plymouth Institution and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society - Natural history - 1830 - 398 pages
...capricious disposition too readily obtains over the mind. " Men," says he, " have " entered into a desire of knowledge, sometimes upon a natural " curiosity and...their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „ victory of wit and contradiction ;...
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Transactions

Plymouth athenaeum - 1830 - 390 pages
...capricious disposition too readily obtains over the mind. " Men," says he, " have " entered into a desire of knowledge, sometimes upon a natural " curiosity and...their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „ victory of wit and contradiction ;...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 492 pages
...error of all the rest,' says Lord Bacon, ' is the mistaking, or misplacing, of the last or furthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...sometimes, for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes, who, to a depth of knowledge, which often makes men morose ; and to a height of piety, which too often...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 538 pages
...labours of others instead of inventing 51 1 1. The mistaking the furthest end of knowledge.(h) . 51 Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with vaiiety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...knowledge when acquired ; " Men," he says, " have entered into a desire of knowledge sometimes from a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction, and most times for lucre and profession...
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