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" ... well they be but deceits of pleasure, and not pleasures : and that it was the novelty which pleased, and not the quality. And therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page cd
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 29

Methodist Church - 1847 - 662 pages
...quality : and, therefore, we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident." — Advancement of Learning. So far from having represented " the useful " as the alpha and omega of...
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of Teachers, Employers ...

Alonzo Potter, George Barrell Emerson - Education - 1842 - 588 pages
...quality ; and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy ; but of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are ever interchangeable, and therefore appeareth to be good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849 - 600 pages
...deceits of pleasure and not pleasures, and that it was the novelty which pleased, and not the quality But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable." Having been liberated from the Tower, he retired first to Sir John Vaughan's house at Parson's Green,...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 396 pages
...Dr. Parr's Spital Sermon. • Heaven and earth may pass away, but my words will not pass away. able ; and therefore appeareth to be good, in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 778 pages
...quality : and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and amhitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847 - 616 pages
...quality : and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Neither is that pleasure of small efficacy and contentment to the mind of man, which the poet Lucretius...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...quality ; and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious men turn melancholy ; but of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction...Wats's Translation.— "In all other pleasures there is m finite variety, and after they grow a little stale, their flower and verdure fades and departs ;...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...pleasure: and therefore we see that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there is no satiety ; but satisfaction...good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident." — Bacon. NOTE (N). The Love of Excellence generates good feeling. " I have, through life, been willing...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 26

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1849 - 688 pages
...of pleasure and not pleasures, and that it was the novelty which pleased and not the quality. * * * But of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable." Having been liberated from the Tower, he retired first to Sir John Vaughan's house at Parson's Green,...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 18

American periodicals - 1849 - 602 pages
...deceits of pleasure and not pleasures, and that it was the novelty which pleased, and not the quality jealousy or despair so crushing so keen ! What tenderness and what devotion ; what illimitable confid Having been liberated from the Tower, he retired first to Sir John Vaughan'8 house at Parson's Green,...
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