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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... "
Book of the Artists: American Artist Life, Comprising Biographical and ... - Página 23
por Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1867 - 639 páginas
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volumen2

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,...ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldonl sincerely...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volumen2

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,...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 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 - 1809 - 315 páginas
...HOWARD . 233 BRADFORD — 252. ENQUIRY UPON PUBLIC PUNISHMENTS — 281 TURNER '-, — 291 / • \ " Men have. entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...ornament and reputation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction : and most times for lucre and profession ; but seldom sincerely to...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 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,...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a naturalcuriosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom' sincerely...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volumen1

Basil Montagu - 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...ornament and reputation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction: and most times for lucre and profession : but seldom sincerely to...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volumen69

1851
...end of knowledge : — fur men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upou a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes...ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable. them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession " — [that is, for most...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volumen1

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,...ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sinc»ely to...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volumen4

Henry Southern - 1821
...or a love of excellence, as he has stated in a beautiful passage, which we will venture to repeat, " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...ornament and reputation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction : and most times for lucre and profession : and seldom sincerely to...
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