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The Retrospective Review - Page 288
by Henry Southern - 1821
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...of their gift 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...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldonl sincerely to give a true account of their gift oT reason, to the benefit and use of men : as...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...error of all th« rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natrtral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight...
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The opinions of different authors upon the punishment of death

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...HOWARD . 233 BRADFORD — 252. ENQUIRY UPON PUBLIC PUNISHMENTS — 281 TURNER '-, — 291 / • \ " Men have. entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...contradiction : and most times for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of man...
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Specimens of English prose writers: from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of ' knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...of their gift 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...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a naturalcuriosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain...sincerely to give a true account of their gift of rea-- son, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought, in knowledge a couch, whereupon...
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The opinions of different authors upon the punishment of death, Volume 1

Capital punishment - 1816
...PUNISHMENTS .... 275 TURNER .285 " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, so-netimes upoa a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes...contradiction: and most times for lucre and profession : but seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of man...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

Literary Criticism - 1851
...end of knowledge : — fur men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upou a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes...contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession " — [that is, for most of those objects which are meant by the ordinary citers of the saying, ' Knowledge...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sinc»ely 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 Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...entertain bur 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...
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