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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 39
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...of 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 3

Henry Southern - 1821 - 398 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...of 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 - 406 pages
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of 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 a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or a tower of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1824
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to en-tertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of...
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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...sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse for a " wandering and variable mind to walk up and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1825
...entertain their minds with " variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and " reputation ; and sometimes enable them to '' victory of wit and contradiction...sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse for a " wandering and variable mind to walk up and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 554 pages
...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...of 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...
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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...of 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...
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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...of 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...
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