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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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The Principles of Economical Philosophy, Volume 1

Henry Dunning Macleod - 1875
...which some would have us believe we can take beyond the grave. And they are preserved and propagated in books " exempted from the wrong of time, and capable...because they generate still, and cast their seeds into the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages :...
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Bacon; the Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1876 - 376 pages
...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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...theoriginals 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...time and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither arc they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds...
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The apophthegmes of Erasmus, tr. by N. Udall

Apophthegmata - 1877
...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,...
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - 1878 - 515 pages
...But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the (vrong of time, nnd capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they...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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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1878 - 343 pages
...of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books exempted from tho wrong of time, and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to bo called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in tho minds of others, provoking...
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July Meeting, 1966

University of Michigan. Board of Regents - 1881
...everything else, the fertility and immortality of learning. " But the images," says he, " 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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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881 - 104 pages
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose 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 5 the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. So that,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1882 - 1430 pages
...swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. /. BACON— Essay. Of Studies. The images of men's — JEoangeline. Pt. II. Death never takes one alone,...but two! Whenever he enters in at a door, Under roo i/i. BACON — Advancement of Learning. Bk. I. Advantages of Learning. They are true friends, that...
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Lectures and Notes on Shakspere and Other English Poets

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1883 - 552 pages
...originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose 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,...
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