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" Here therefore is the first distemper of learning, when men study words and not matter... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 28
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...scoffing echo ; Decem annos consufnpsi in Icgeiich Cicerone: and the echo answered in Greek, *O«, Asine. Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly...'Here therefore is the first distemper of learning, tvhen men study words and not matter : whereof, though I have represented an example of late times,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...echo ; Decem annos consumpsi in legendo Cicerone : and the echo answered in Greek, *O»i, Aslne. , Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly...than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of ' when men study words and not matter : whereof, though I have represented an example of late tinier,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...Hermogenes ; then did Car and Ascham, in their lectures and writings, almost deify Cicero and Demosthenes ; then grew the learning of the school-men to be utterly despised, as barbarous ; and the whole bent of those times, was rather upon fulness than weight. Here, therefore, is the first...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...years I have consumed in reading Cicero): and the echo answered in Greek, 'One, " Asine" (an ass). Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly despised as barbarous. ^Ln sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards "copia" (fluency) than weighj/...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...echo ; " Decem annos consumpsi in legendo Cicerone :" and the echo answered in Greek, "Oyf, Asine. Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly...learning, when men study words, and not matter) whereof L. though I have represented an example of late times, yet it hath been, and will be secundum majus...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...the delicate learning ; vain imaginations, vain altercations, and vain affectations. The accounts of the " first distemper of learning, when men study words and not matter ; " of the second, when they follow speculations of " unprofitable subtility or curiosity ; " and of...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...learning of the schoolmen to he utterly despised as harharous. In sum, the whole inclination and hent of those times was rather towards copia than weight....represented an example of late times, yet it hath heen, and will he, " secundum majus et minus " in all time. And how is it possihle hut this should...
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The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, Volume 2

William Roscoe - 1846
...scoffing echo, Decem annos consumpsi in legendo Cicerone ; and the echo answered in Greek, ONE, Asine. Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly...whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towardscqpia than weight." " 8 Nor was the reformation of religion favourable in its consequences to...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...learning of the schoolmen to he utterly despised as harharous. In sum, the whole inclination and hent of those times was rather towards copia than weight....learning, when men study words and not matter; whereof lhough 1 have represented an example of late times, yet it hath heen, and will he, u secundum majus...
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The life and pontificate of Leo the tenth, 4th ed., revised by T ..., Volume 2

William Roscoe - 1846
...scoffing echo, Decem annos constimpsi in legendo Cicerone; and the echo answered in Greek, ONE, Asine. Then grew the learning of the schoolmen to be utterly...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those tunes was rather towards copia than Aveight." " '• Of the Advancement of Learning, book ip 18, 1st...
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