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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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Jewish History and Politics in the Times of Sargon and Sennacherib: An ...

Sir Edward Strachey - 1874 - 482 pages
...of that date, seems to me at least to claim a more complete discussion than it has yet received. ' If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties,' says Bacon. And he aays, requires the word to indicate the people of Israel : and he explains it —...
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Jewish history and politics [&c.].

sir Edward Strachey (3rd bart.) - 1874
...of that date, seems to me at least to claim a more complete discussion than it has yet received. ' If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties,' says Bacon. And he says, requires the word to indicate tho people of Israel : and he explains it —...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...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 bo soonest believed, and...
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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1876 - 510 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...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. 9. Another error is in the manner of the tradition and delivery of knowledge, which is for the most...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1876 - 636 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 in doubts ; but if he will be content t6 begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. Another error is in the manner of the tradition...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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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A commonplace book of thoughts, memories and fancies, original and selected

Mrs. Jameson (Anna,), Anna Brownell Jameson - 1877 - 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...to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties." Well said and profoundly true. This is a celebrated and often-cited passage ; an admitted principle...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 36

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1877 - 906 pages
...away like a loaded shell.' The language r id hopeful theology is that of Lord Bacon, 'If a man begins with certainties he shall end in doubts ; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he will end with certainties.' Science, history, and the principles of our moral nature, are formidable...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - 1878 - 560 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...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. knowledge, winch is for the most part magistral and peremptory, »nd not ingenuous and faithful ; in...
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The Art of Scientific Discovery: Or, The General Conditions and Methods of ...

George Gore - 1878 - 694 pages
...believe a doctrine in suppprt 'H 2 of which we have not sufficient evidence. ' In contemplation, if a man begin with certainties he shall end in doubts ; but...will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.'1 4. We may reasonably disbelieve any statement in science which we perceive really contradicts...
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