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" I have represented an example of late times, yet it hath been and will be secundum majus et minus in all time. And how is it possible but this should have an operation to discredit learning, even with vulgar capacities, when they see learned men's works... "
Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter - Page 145
by Ben Jonson - 1892 - 166 pages
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards copia than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of learning,...have an operation to discredit learning, even with vulgar capacities, .when they see learned men's works like the first letter of a patent or limned book*...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards copia than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of learning,...example of late times, yet it hath been, and will be, secundnm tnajus et minus in all time. And how is it possible but this should have an operation to discredit...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...times was rather towards copia than weight. 'Here therefore is the first distemper of learning, tvhen men study words and not matter : whereof, though I...example of late times, yet it hath been, and will be, seeundum majus tt minvt in all time. And how is it possible but this should have an operation to discredit...
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Specimens of English prose writers: from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards copia than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of learning,...times, yet it hath been, and will be, secundum majus ft minus in all time. And how is it possible but this should have an operation to discredit learning,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...bent of those times was rather towards copia than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of ' when men study words and not matter : whereof, though I have represented an example of late tinier, yet it hath been, and will be, secundvm majus tt minus in all time. And how is it possible...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...utterly despised, as barbarous ; and the whole bent of those times, was rather upon fulness than weight. Here, therefore, is the first distemper of learning ; when men study words, and not matter : and, though we have given an example of it from later times, yet such levities have, and will be...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards copia, than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of learning,...have an operation to discredit learning, even with vulgar capacities, when they see learned mens works like the first letter of a patent, or limned bo0k.J'>...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards copia, than weight. Here therefore is the first distemper of learning,...will be secundum majus et minu-s in all time. And how it is possible but this should have an operation to discredit learning, even with vulgar capacities,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - History - 1825
...barbarous. In sum, the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards " copia" than weight. Here therefore, is the first distemper of learning,...have an operation to discredit learning, even with vulgar capacities, when they see learned men's works like the first letter of a patent or limned book...
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The two books of Francis, lord Verulam: Of the proficience and advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1825 - 402 pages
...the whole inclination and bent of those times was rather towards "copia" (fluency) than weighj/ ^Jere therefore is the first distemper of learning, when...hath been, and will be " secundum majus et minus" (either more or less) in all time. And how is it possible but this should have an operation to discredit...
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