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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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The Cambridge Examiner, Volume 1

Education, Higher - 1881 - 504 pages
...still prevailed and suppressed the rest." (iv) " Qui respiciunt ad pauca de facili pronunciant." (v) " The mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge." (vi) " To call philosophy down from heaven to converse upon the earth." 12. Write an essay on two of...
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London university matriculation papers in English for twelve years, worked ...

London univ, exam. papers, George Bede Cox - English language - 1882 - 268 pages
...Comment upon the grammar of each of the following sentences : — 'But the greatest error,' etc. 1. ' But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge.' — BACON. If Bacon has already been speaking of some errors, so that '...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884 - 564 pages
...their labours to aspire to certain second prizes ; as to be a profound interpreter or commentator; to be a sharp champion or defender; to be a methodical...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 Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1885 - 440 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. ii. But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1885 - 436 pages
...abridger, and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented, 1 1. (But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking...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 Archaeological Journal, Volume 42

Archaeology - 1885 - 582 pages
...surely this is not the only end, or the ultimate scope of our aims. " The greatest error," says Bacon, " 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 or inquisitive...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 1

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885 - 654 pages
...and some carry their young, and some go empty, and all to and fro a little heap of dust."—\\>\&. " 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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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 1

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885 - 738 pages
...and some carry their young, and some go empty, and all to and fro a little heap of dust." — Ibid. "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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History of English Literature: By H.A. Taine, Translated by H. Van ..., Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1885 - 1108 pages
...may have both a fixed habitation, and means and opportunity of mcreasiuj and collecting itself. ' ' 'The greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last at farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 882 pages
...convert their labours to aspire to certain second prizes ; as to be a profound interpreter or comraenter, 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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