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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 entertain... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page x
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821 - 408 pages
...upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit :...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit :...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1824
...upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to en-tertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation;...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety aud delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit;...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...sometimes to entertain their minds " with variety and delight : sometimes for ornament and re" putation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit " and...their gift of " reason to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought *' in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and " restless spirit...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...entertain their minds with " variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and " reputation ; and sometimes enable them to " victory of wit and contradiction...their gift of reason, to the " benefit and use of men : as if there were sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...ornament and reputation : and someĀ»* times to enable them to victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom...their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimen! of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. The Essays by...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...for ornament and reputation : and some" times to enable them to victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom...their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimens of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. - The Essays by...
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