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" 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 of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page 51
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 852 pages
...convert their labours to aspire to certain second prizes; as to be a profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical...the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 854 pages
...convert their labours to aspire to certain second prizes ; as to be a profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical...the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon (Viscount St. Albans) - Philosophy - 1857 - 856 pages
...profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical coinpounder or abridger; and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh...the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive...
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The American Church Monthly, Volumes 2-3

Religion - 1857 - 996 pages
...very sentence from which those words are quoted. Bacon is speaking of various errors in philosophy : 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...
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The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 856 pages
...profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical coinpounder or abridger ; and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh...the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive...
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'My novel' by Pisistratus Caxton; or, Varieties in English life, Volume 1

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1859 - 398 pages
...word knowledge something very different from what you express in your Essay— and which those con* "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...
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"My Novel," Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1860 - 424 pages
...describe, but which you seem to consider as coming to us through channels apart from knowledge ? * " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking...last or furthest end of knowledge : — for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural 'curiosity and inquisitive...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1861 - 860 pages
...convert their labours to aspire to certain second prizes ; as to be a profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical...the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive...
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A First Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers (Secondary) - 1861 - 562 pages
...contributed to the Edinburgh Review, and Hallam's Literature of Europe.] % THE TRUE ENDS OF KNOWLEDGE. 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, sometunes...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1863 - 264 pages
...convert their labours to aspire to certain second prizes : as to be a profound interpreter or commenter, to be a sharp champion or defender, to be a methodical...cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined...
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