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" But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to... "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works - Page 107
by Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - 1836 - 322 pages
...one of the greatest characters that ever shed a lustre over science are in the remembrance of all ? " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for * MUton. ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - 1836 - 312 pages
...one of the greatest characters that ever shed a lustre over science are in the remembrance of all ? " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for * Milton. ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
..., " But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire...knowledge, sometimes, upon a natural curiosity, and an inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge j for men have entered into a desire of learning and...knowledge, sometimes, upon, a natural curiosity, and an inquisitive appetite; sometimes to enter-tain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 898 pages
...greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of learning and knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation; sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 894 pages
...augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest arge ; such as are apricots, peaches, almonds, cornelians, cariosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight;...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

1843 - 600 pages
...he says, " the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or placing of the last and farthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to command victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - 1839 - 274 pages
...artful mixture of sweetening and agreeable ingredients. — Anon. The End and Use of Knowledge. — Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge...ornament and reputation, and sometimes to enable them to obtain the victory of wit and contradiction, and sometimes for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely...
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The Choice: Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - 1841 - 124 pages
...observes, " the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to vietory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1842 - 1008 pages
...much greater degree of importance than it has yet attained. THE greatest error is the mistaking of the true end of knowledge : for men have entered into...knowledge, sometimes, upon a natural curiosity and iwraisitive appetite ; sometimes, to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes, for...
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