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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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there Vfere sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace,...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

1843 - 600 pages
...variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to command victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times...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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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 422 pages
...our minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable us to victory of wit and contradiction, and most times...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of our gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man: — as if there Virtue hath not half so much trouble...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839 - 374 pages
...sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable us to victory of wit and contradiction, aud most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of our gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man:—as if there Virtue hath not half so much trouble...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - 1839 - 274 pages
...enable them to obtain the victory of wit and contradiction, and sometimes for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely to give a true account 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...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...give a true account of their gift of reason, to the beneftt and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching...
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The Choice: Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - 1841 - 124 pages
...variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to vietory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrass for a wandering and variable mind, to walk up and down with i a fair prospect ; or a tower...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842 - 478 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 Saturday Magazine ...

1842 - 1008 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; and most times, for lucre and profession; but seldom, sincerely to give a true account of their gift of rttooo, to the benefit and use of men:...
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Discourses on the Objects and Uses of Science and Literature

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1843 - 332 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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