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" SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit in being able to hold all arguments than of judgment in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what might be said and not what should be thought. "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 51
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...ought rather to kindle if, to difcharge it felf. XXXII. OfDifcourfe. SO ME in their Difcourfe defire rather commendation of Wit, in being able to hold all Arguments , than of Judgment in difcerning what is true : As if it were a praife to know "vvjiat might be'faid, arid pot what ftould...
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age. Being the Modern ...

Conduct of life - 1702 - 383 pages
...will alfo talk oftentimes what he does not. XVI. Some in their Difcourfe defire rather Commendations of Wit, in being able to hold all Arguments, than of Judgment in difcerning what is true j as if it were a Praife to know what might be faid, and not what fhould be...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...-> - •,. XXX. Of DISCOURSE.: Y/. n y«- ; .' . j; .„ -^ . : ; ^ SOME in their DISCOURSE affedt rather Commendation of Wit,. in being able to hold, all Arguments* than of Judgment, in picking: oijt the Trutfr; As if it were > a Praife, to know what may be SAID,' and not what ought to...
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...facred fibyl meant. Drydcn. IT. To manage; to handle intellectually.— Some in their difcourfe defire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments, than of judgment in difcerning what is true. Bacon. 18. To maintain. — Whereupon they alfo made engines agdinfl their...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...Suspicion did give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. Otsrotum •SOME in their Discourse desire rather commendation...not what should be thought. Some have certain common placrs, and thenfes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is for the most...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...as if Suspicion did give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. (SOME in their Discourse desire rather commendation...be said, and not what should be thought. Some have certam common places, and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...and not what should be thought. Some have certain commonplaces and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety : which kind of poverty is for the...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon, Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...give a passport to faith; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXIII. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...should be thought. Some have certain common places VOL. V. 11 and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety; which kind of poverty is for the most...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...a passport to faith ; but it ought rather -to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXIII. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...wit, in being able to hold all arguments, than of jndgment, in discerning what is true; as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not what...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...discourse desire rather commendation of wit in be ing able to hold all arguments, then of iudgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not what shold be thought. Some haue certain common places and Theames wherein they are good, and want variety,...
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