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" 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 upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 288
by Henry Southern - 1821
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...from Him. Let us make use of these two lights, and suffer neither to be put out. Dr WMchcote. 36. Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge...profession; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the gift of reason to the benefit and use of man. As if there were wrought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...from Him. Let us make use of these two lights, and suffer neither to be put out. Dr Whichcote. 36. Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the gift of reason to the benefit and use of man. As if there were wrought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...from Him. Let us make use of these two lights, and suffer neither to be put out. Dr Whichcote. 36. minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the gift of reason to the benefit and use of man. As if there were wrought in knowledge a couch whereupon...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 29

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learnlng and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their m indi with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them...
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Reconstruction in Philosophy

John Dewey - Philosophy - 1957 - 224 pages
...variety of picturesque metaphor: "Men have entered into the desire of learning and knowledge, . . . seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the bene6t and use of men, but as if they sought in knowledge a couch whereon to rest a searching and wandering...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...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,...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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The Politics of History: With a New Introduction

Howard Zinn - History - 1990 - 390 pages
...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 for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession; and seldom sincerely to...
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The Uses of Literacy

Richard Hoggart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1957 - 320 pages
"Hoggart has the rare quality ofcomplete intellectual honesty. The Uses of Literacy should beread by all those concerned with the nature of modernsociety." -Asher Tropp ...
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Higher Education as a Moral Enterprise

Edward LeRoy Long, Jr. - Education - 1992 - 240 pages
...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 upon natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight;...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 409 pages
In the centuries since his death, Francis Bacon has been perceived as a promoter and prophet of 'natural science'. Certainly Bacon expected to fill the vacuum which he saw ...
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