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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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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

Henry Barnard - 1849
...knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon. &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift...men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., &c., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man 1 s estate.'...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 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 were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

1849 - 610 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 reason, to the benefit and use of men:...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 4

1849 - 606 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 and profession ; and seldom sineerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - 1849 - 381 pages
...the eye could hardly distinguish from the surrounding gloom. All such proceedings would indicate " as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest an uneasy spirit; or for a terrace for a wandering mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 16

1850 - 824 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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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - 1850 - 214 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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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to vict&ry of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searchin? and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament for nothing can fill, much less extend tiucjiccoimt of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge...
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International Weekly Miscellany of Literature, Art, and Science

1851 - 588 pages
...entertain their minus with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation ; andsometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession," — [that is, for most of th<*<e objects which are meant by the ordinary citers of the syyitig, l Knowledge...
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