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" For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them... "
The Advancement of Learning, Book I - Page 40
by Francis Bacon - 1904 - 145 pages
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1821
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit;...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit : or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...sometimes to en-tertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety aud delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 402 pages
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1825
...entertain their minds with " variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and " reputation ; and sometimes enable them to " victory of wit and contradiction...sought " in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search" ing and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse for a " wandering and variable mind to walk up and...
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