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" Besides, independently of that delight and vanity which I have described, it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human intellect to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives; whereas it ought properly to hold itself indifferently... "
Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Page 103
1862
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...thought, (which we have mentioned,) it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding duly and regularly to be impartial ; nay, in establishing any true axiom, the negative instance is...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...thought, (which we have mentioned,) it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas it ought duly and regularly to be impartial ; nay, in establishing any true axiom, the negative instance is...
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 5

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Humanities - 1862
...sins, but the congenital defects and diseases, implanted in us before birth, shall be visited upon onr innocent offspring, not for two or three generations...popular fallacy, when he said, that the one dream which cornea to pass is remembered and quoted, while the ninety and nine which do not come to pass are forgotten....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1850
...thought, (which we have mentioned,) it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas it ought duly and regularly to be impartial ; nay, in establishing any true axiom, the negative instance is...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 3

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1857
...thought, (which we have mentioned,) it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas it ought duly anil regularly to he impartial ; nay, in establishing any true axiom, the negative instance is...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Translations of the philosophical works

Francis Bacon, William Rawley - Philosophy - 1858
...though far sounder and better. Besides, independently of that delight and vanity which I have described, it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human...both alike. Indeed in the establishment of any true axiom, the negative instance is the more forcible of the two. XLVII. The Iraman understanding is moved...
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The Works, Volume 4

Francis Bacon - 1858
...though far sounder and better. Besides, independently of that delight and vanity which I have described, it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human...both alike. Indeed in the establishment of any true axiom, the negative instance is the more forcible of the two. XLVI I. The human understanding is moved...
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The philosophical works of Francis Bacon, with prefaces and notes ..., Volume 4

Francis Bacon, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Rawley - 1861
...though far sounder and better. Besides, independently of that delight and vanity which I have described, it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human...both alike. Indeed in the establishment of any true axiom, the negative instance is the more forcible of the two. XLVII. The hnman understanding is moved...
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Transactions of The Medical and Physical Society of Bombay.No.VII.New ...

The Medical and Physical Society of Bombay,India - 1862
...pass them by. The first conclusion colours and brings into conformity with itself all that came after. It is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human...affirmatives than by negatives : whereas it ought to hold itself indifferently disposed towards both alike. Indeed, in the establishment of any axiom,...
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Works, Volume 8

James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath - Philosophy, English - 1864
...independently of that delight and vanity which I have described, it is the peculiar and perpetual errpr of the human intellect to be more moved and excited...both alike. Indeed in the establishment of any true axiom, the negative instance is the more forcible of the two. XLVII. The human understanding is moved...
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