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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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Francis Bacon - 1850
...with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable them to vict&ry of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searchin? 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 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and much less extend tiucjiccoimt of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge...
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The International Monthly Magazine of Literature, Science, and Art

Periodicals - 1851
...entertain their minus with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation ; andsometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession," — [that is, for most of th<*<e objects which are meant by the ordinary citers of the syyitig, l Knowledge...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - Electronic book - 1851 - 464 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...of the saying, ' Knowledge is power ;] " and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit and use of men ; 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

Scotland - 1851
...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 " — [that is, for mobt of those objects which are meant by the ordinary citera of the saying, 'Knowledge...
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My Novel, Or, Varieties in English Life

Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton - 1851
...power;'] "and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit anil use of men; 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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My Novel: Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English fiction - 1851
...knowledge — the knowledge that moralists and preachers would convey. But Lord Bacon had read all that them to victory of wit and contradiction: and most times for lucre and profession"— [that is, for moat of those objects which are meant by the ordinary citers of the saying, 'Knowledge...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...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 luere and profession " — [that is, for most of those objects which are meant by the ordinary citera...
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Discourses on Various Subjects: Read Before Literary and Philosophical Societies

Samuel Bailey - Calendar reform - 1852 - 276 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 terras for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with...
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