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" But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 64
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - 1862 - 898 pages
...men, proving the truth of Bacon's beautiful remark — " That the images of men's wit and knowledge remain in books exempted from the wrong of time and capable of perpetual renovation. Nor are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds...
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The Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1859
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but leese of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that if...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, with Prefaces and Notes ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1861
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but leese of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that if...
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Oliver Goldsmith, His Friends and Critics: A Lecture

James Whiteside - 1862 - 100 pages
...last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of 80 OLIVEli GOLDSMITH : HIS F11IENDS AND HIS CRITICS. others, provoking and causing infinite...
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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 728 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages : so that if ihe invention of the ship was thought so noble, which carrieth riches and commodities from place to...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...last: and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that, if...
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Literature, its rise, progress, fortunes and advantages, an address

Charles Spence (of Liverpool.) - 1863
...votaries with new hopes and aspirations. Books are her assistants; " the images of men's wit and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but leese of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that if...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
...: and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that, if...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 pages
...last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time,...because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite action and opinions in succeeding ages." The durable...
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