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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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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 17

William Laxton - Civil engineering - 1854
...all the rest," he said, "is the mistaking or misplacing the last or furthest end of knowledge, for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge;...natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes, for ornament and reputation; sometimes, for victory of art and contradiction; seldom, sincerely to...
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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 - 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 - 1948 - 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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New Outlook, Volume 6

New Thought - 1953 - 17 pages
...things, through the efforts (often scantily rewarded) of these pioneers. — Sven Hildor Barton # * * 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 where-upon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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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
...to enable them to the victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profersion ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account 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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