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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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American Whig Review, Volume 9

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 terrasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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The American Whig Review

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...benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowiedge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse for a wandering...
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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

Henry Barnard - Education - 1849
...knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon. &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift...men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., &c., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man 1 s estate.'...
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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849
...knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon, &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift...men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., ębe., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man? s estate.''...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...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 whereupon...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

Crime - 1849
...sometimes, to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; sometimes to 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 gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men:...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 4

1849
...variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to vietory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sineerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - Canals - 1849 - 381 pages
...the eye could hardly distinguish from the surrounding gloom. All such proceedings would indicate " as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest an uneasy spirit; or for a terrace for a wandering mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or...
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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - Geometry - 1850 - 200 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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 16

Literature - 1850
...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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