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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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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - Great Britain - 1833 - 375 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...lucre and profession ; and seldom, sincerely to give a true'account.of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...sometimes to entertain their minds with vaiiety 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 : asif there were sought in knowledge a couch,whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction,...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account lowing the shadowy moonlight ; let him wander in her sylvan suburbs, or linger in her cloistered halls;...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 367 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 tarrasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - Lectures and lecturing - 1836 - 29 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 with...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 299 pages
...entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for * MUton. 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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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 292 pages
...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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...sometimes to enter-tain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction;...men; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 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...men ; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, tor a wandering and variable mind to...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...our minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable us to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of our gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man : — as if there were sought in knowledge a couch...
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