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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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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 478 pages
...artful mixture of sweetening and agreeable ingredients. — Anon, The End and Use of Knowledge. — Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge...ornament and reputation, and sometimes to enable them to obtain the victory of witand contradiction, and sometimes for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely...
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The Literary Emporium, Volumes 1-2

American literature - 1847 - 434 pages
...greatest error of all the rest," says Lord Bacon, " is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire...for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to givs a true account of their gift of reason for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 85

English literature - 1847 - 566 pages
...God. ' The greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplac' ing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : For men have ' entered into a desire...contradiction ; and most times for lucre ' and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of * their gift of reason to the benefit and use...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...labours of others' V > instead of inventing 174 ( ll.JThe mistaking the furthest end of knowledge.4 173 Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...entertain their minds with variety and delight, sometimes fur ornament and reputation,and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ,- and...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 4

1849 - 604 pages
...time : " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to vietory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sineerely to...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal ..., Volume 1

Crime - 1849 - 610 pages
...interests o>* artificial rank or pecuniary emolument. Siiys Bacon: " The greatest error is the mistaking of the true end of KNOWLEDGE, for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes, to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; sometimes...
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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

Henry Barnard - Education - 1849 - 580 pages
...' says that great writer, ' 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. &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of...
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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849 - 580 pages
...' says that great writer. ' 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, &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 10

1854 - 428 pages
...he says, "The greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplaeing of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes npon a natnral enriosity nnd inqaisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 892 pages
...greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of learning and knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to vict&ry of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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