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The works of Francis Bacon - Page 376
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...not apt to dhtinguitri or find differences, let him Study the Schsol-men; for they are Cuminifittom. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thing to prove and and illuftrate another, let him Study the Lawyers Cafes •, fo every Defect of the mind may have a...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733
...wandering, let him ftudy Mathematicks i if not apt to diftinguifh, let him ftudy the Schoolmen ; if unapt to beat over Matters, and to call up one thing to prove and illuftrate another, let him ftudy Law-Cafes: And thus every Defect of the Mind may have a particular...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...mathematics, for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away ever so little, lie must begin again; if he be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let...schoolmen, for they are Cymini sectores. If he be not apt at investigation, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyer's...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences,...every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. LORD BACON. WE may gather out of history, a policy no less wise than eternal, by the comparison and...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...mathematics; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences,...if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases: so every defect of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...mathematics ; for, in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences,...apt to beat over matters, and to . . . •'. call upon one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases ; so . t every defect...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...difeafe. 5. The ftate of facts juridically confidered : as, the lawyers cited mznyca/d in their pleas. — If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call up one thinp, to prove and illuftrate another, let him ftudy the lawyers cafes -• fo every defect of the...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ie splitters of hairs, or over-nice distinguishes." If he be not apt to beat overmatters,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again : if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the school-men ; for they are " Cutters of cammin, ze splitters of hairs, or over-nice distinguishes." If he be .not apt to beat...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...mathematics ; for in demonstrations, if his wit be called away never so little, he must begin again ; if his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the schoolmen, for they are " Cymiui sectores ; if he be not apt to beat over matters, and to call upon one thing to prove and...
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