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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 Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 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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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...to entertain their minds " with variety and delight : sometimes for ornament and re" putation : 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...for ornament and reputation : and some" times to enable them to victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom...of their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimens of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. - The Essays...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...ornament and reputation : and someĽ* times to enable them to victory of wit and contra" diction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; " and seldom...of their " gift of reason to the benefit and use of man : as if Specimen! of Dr. Shaw's Variation, from Lord Bacon's arrangement and Titles. The Essays...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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 ; and most times_for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason,...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1829
...sometunes 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, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornamen t 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...
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Transactions of the Plymouth Institution

Plymouth Institution and Devon and Cornwall Natural History Society - Natural history - 1830 - 360 pages
...to entertain '. their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „ victory of wit and...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men "... But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt " knowledge, if contemplation and actici...
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Transactions

Plymouth athenaeum - 1830
...entertain '• their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for or" nament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to „ victory of wit and...their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men " . . . But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt " knowledge, if contemplation and :irt...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 386 pages
...course of sedate tranquillity, of a contented state of life, and of virtuous and generous actions. A to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction...sought in knowledge, a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down,...
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