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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 American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...are the same, and knowledge is the instrument of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846
...are the same, and knowledge is the inMrumenl of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...enable them to obtain the victory of witand contradiction, and sometimes for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use SELECT PASSAGES of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 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...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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 85

English literature - 1847
...enable them * to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre ' and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of * their...were sought in knowledge, a couch whereupon to rest a search' ing and restless spirit ; or a terras for a wandering and variab'e ' mind to walk up and down...
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The Literary Emporium, Volumes 1-2

American literature - 1847
...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...for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to givs a true account of their gift of reason for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; and specifying particular forms of that error, says— " 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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General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848
...of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; and specifying particular forms of that error, says — " 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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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1849
...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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