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" So it is in contemplation; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. "
The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ... - Page 55
by Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 43

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - 1860 - 834 pages
...expressed, in the words of the illustrious sage himself, to be found in the Advancement of Learning, "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."* By guarding the mind so rigidly against false impressions, his philosophy inevitably has this tendency,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 43

1860
...the words of the illustrious ?яде himself, to be found in the Advancement of Learning, "If aman will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts;...begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties."* By guarding the mind so rigidly against false impressions, his philosophy inevitably has this tendency,...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1861
...rough and troublesome in the entrance, but after a while fair and even. So it is in contemplation ; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and peremptory, and not ingenuous and faithful ; in a sort as may be soonest believed, and...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...hoodwink truth, and go to blind-man's buff. Hone. DOUBT— and Certainties. In contemplation, if a man begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts ; but if he will bu content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. Bacon, DOUBT— Effects of. Our doubts...
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Annual report of health officer of the city of Sacramento. 1863

1863
...Building are adlacent J Public Health Requires Careful Training It was Bacon who made the statement, "If a man will begin with certainties he shall end...to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties." Today the modern trend and research makes this statement adaptable to public health as a science, especially...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...rough and troublesome in the entrance, but after a while fair and even. So it is in contemplation ; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and peremptory, and not ingenuous and faithful ; in a sort as may be soonest believed, and...
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Unitarian Principles Confirmed by Trinitarian Testimonies: Being Selections ...

John Wilson - 1864 - 504 pages
...rough and troublesome in the entrance, but after a while fair and even. So it is in contemplation : if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...but, if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shaM end in certainties. — LORD BACON : Advancement of Learning, book i. ; in Works, vol. i. p. 173....
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Sabbath hours, meditations on Gospel themes

Hugh Taylor Howat - 1865
...to grope their way from darkness into light. ' In contemplation,' says Lord Bacon, ' if a man begins with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.' Nay, is it not a blessed counterpoise to the scandalous work of Renan, that so many on the Continent,...
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Diamond Dust

Eliza Cook - 1865 - 192 pages
...woman always gives the tone to morals. IF a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubt ; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. A USE must have preceded an abuse. IP a man were to set out calling everything by its right name, he...
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Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

George MacDonald - 1867
...says, and of all writers of English I delight in him : THE COFFIN. 87 " So it is in contemplation : if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties." Now I could not tell the kind or character of this man's doubt ; but it was evidently real and not...
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