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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 288
1842 - 311 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...intellectual." LEONARD. — " That is true — we so understood it." PARSON. — " Thus, when this great * " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the b • i. or farthest end of knowledge : — fur men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...abridger, and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge : for men have entred into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...abridger, and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge : for men have entred into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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A practical system of rhetoric; or, The principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...striking thoughts and wise sayings, set forth in sparkling expressions and illustrations. Thefollowing passage from his Advancement of Learning, is an example...misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge j for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes, upon, a natural curiosity,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...the account of this last mentioned "peccant humour," as a sample of his " dissection " of them all. e thorn or brier, which prick or scratch, because they can do no other. The most toler furthest end of learning and knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...abridger, and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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A System of English Grammar

1845 - 168 pages
...disposition, and a feeling heart, Mr Burke was strongly attached to the principles of freedom. — Idem. 13. The greatest error of all the rest is, the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...he shall end in douhts; hut if he will he content to hegin with douhts, he shall end in certainties But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...abridger, and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a * He did not step out of his profession. desire...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 4

1849
...this fault, when speaking of the impediments to the advancement of truth and science in his time : " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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