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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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Francisci Baconi de Verulamio, summi Angliae cancellarii, Novum organum ...

Francis Bacon - 1855 - 385 pages
...certe ?2 Cf. supr. I. 89. To this objection an answer is to be found in such sayings of Bacon's as " If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties." Adv. of Learning, p. 51. 73 In thiK Bacon must have had the dpuvt1a of Socrates before his eyes. See...
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Francisci Baconi de Verulamio, summi Angliae cancellarii, Novum organum ...

Francis Bacon - 1855 - 385 pages
...Cf. supr. I. 89. To this objection an answer is to be found in such sayings of Bacon's as " If a roan will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties." Adv. of Learning, p. 51. 73 In this Bacon must have had the tlpwvtia of Socrates before his eyes. See...
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A Commonplace Book of Thoughts, Memories, and Fancies: Original and Selected ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1855 - 371 pages
...suspension of the judgment, is an error in the conduct of the understanding." " In contemplation, if a man begin with certainties he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shull end in certainties." Well said and profoundly true. This is a celebrated and often-cited passage;...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...troublesome in the entrance, but after awhile fair and even : so it is in contemplation ; if a man will begiu with certainties, he shall end in doubts ; but, if...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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 854 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...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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859 - 850 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...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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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 900 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...doubts, he shall end in certainties. Another error is iu the manner of the tradition and delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon (Viscount St. Albans) - 1857 - 856 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...doubts, he shall end in certainties. Another error is iu the manner of the tradition and delivery of knowledge, which is for the most part magistral and...
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The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859
...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 in doubts ; but if he Avill be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. Another error is iu the manner...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 43

1860
...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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