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" For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 39
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...(a) Tennison (/.) Hawley— Tennison. of their gift of reason, for 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: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times_for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason,...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

1829
...inquisitive appetite ; sometunes 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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Transactions of the Plymouth Institution

Plymouth Institution and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society - 1830 - 360 pages
...appetite ; sometimes to entertain '. their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men "... But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt " knowledge, if contemplation and actici...
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Transactions

Plymouth athenaeum - 1830
...appetite ; sometimes to entertain '• their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men " . . . But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt " knowledge, if contemplation and :irt...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - 1833 - 492 pages
...course of sedate tranquillity, of a contented state of life, and of virtuous and generous actions. A to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833 - 458 pages
...appetite ; sometimes, to entertain their minds, with variety and delight ; sometimes, for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes, to enable them to...lucre and profession ; and seldom, sincerely to give a true'account.of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 538 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with vaiiety 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 : asif 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: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction,...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account lowing the shadowy moonlight ; let him wander in her sylvan suburbs, or linger in her cloistered halls;...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834 - 364 pages
...is ever delightful in the apprehensions of some faculty : it fears no man, nor no thing, nor is it 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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