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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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863 - 788 pages
...quality: and therefore we sec that voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy. But of knowledge there Is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually Interic. and therefore appcnrcth to be good In itself simply, without fallacy or Accident. ami on his...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864 - 592 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 describeth...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1864 - 464 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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Census of the British empire: compiled from official returns for 1861, Volume 2

Charles Anthony Coke - 1864 - 212 pages
...see in all other pleasures there is satiety ; and after they be used their verdure departeth ; buf of knowledge there is no satiety, but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable." History- — " They who have employed the study of it as they ought, for their instruction, for the...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 784 pages
...voluptuous men turn friars, and ambitious princes turn melancholy ; but of knowledge there is no satiety,1 but satisfaction and appetite are perpetually interchangeable...good, in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. THE fSES OF KNOWLEDGE. Learning taketh away the wildness, and barbarism, and fierceness of men's minds...
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Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1869 - 446 pages
...melancholy. But oC .knowledge ! thereJs.no.gajietjr, but satisfaction and appetite are per- | petually interchangeable; 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: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 504 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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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876 - 484 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...in itself simply, without fallacy or accident.— Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning. 6. Of Superstition. IT were better to have no opinion...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877 - 782 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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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 478 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...appetite are perpetually interchangeable ; and therefore it appeareth to be good in itself simply, without fallacy or accident. Lastly, leaving the vulgar arguments,...
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