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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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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

1846 - 492 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men; as if there were sought...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846 - 722 pages
...are the same, and knowledge is the inMrumenl of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846 - 696 pages
...are the same, and knowledge is the instrument of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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; aud most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

1744 - 594 pages
...faithfully for their good and for bis glory, and God shall give yon their life for a prey. KNOWLEDGE is not 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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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - 1846 - 440 pages
...must be considered as the founder of " Inductive Philosophy," real knowledge being in his view " not 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 state...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of Chemistry.) - 1846 - 495 pages
...must be considered as the founder of " Inductive Philosophy," real knowledge being in his view " not 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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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 480 pages
...enable them to obtain the victory of witand 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 SELECT PASSAGES of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - 1846 - 462 pages
...must be considered as the founder of " Inductive Philosophy," real knowledge being in his view "not 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 state...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847 - 580 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 tarrasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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