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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...subtill, natural philosophy deep, Morall graue, Logick and Rhetoricke, able to contend. OF DISCOUB8K. h ЀN(& 38Ɉܼ E9 ] Dژ Z E1IK" A Χ5WL v 1 < d4 3s ۺ<G 6T holdall arguments, then of judgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what...
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The North American Miscellany and Dollar Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1852
...within us, have still some force in the worst of tempers, and a considerable influence on the best. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...to know what might be said, and not what should be said. LOCKING UP THE TOWER OF LONDON. FEW persons are aware of the strictness with which the Tower...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...subtill, natural philosophy deep, Morall graue, Logick and Rhetoricke, able to contend. OF DISCOURSE. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit in being 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...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...ought rather to kindle it, to difcharge itfelf. xxxii. Of Difcourfe. OME in their Difcourfe, defire rather Commendation of Wit, in being able to hold all Arguments, than of Judgement, in difcerning what is True : As if it were a Praife, to know what might be Said, and not...
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A Practical Treatise on Business: Or, How to Get, Save, Spend, Give, Lend ...

Edwin Troxell Freedley - Business - 1853 - 350 pages
...under Bacon's censure, subject of course to be rebutted by unquestionable testimony, of desiring " rather commendation of wit in being able to hold all...what might be said, and not what should be thought." But these men also have their place and their duties to discharge as good citizens ;. these are, to...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. OF DISCOURSE. or question is an honour and preferment common-places and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety : which kind of poverty is for the...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855 - 554 pages
...for conversation lets things into the mind more particularly than reading can.—Dr T. Fuller. 557. Some, in their discourse desire rather commendation...to know what might be said, and not what should be tlwught. Some have certain common places and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety; which...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an account of the aids afforded to poor students, the ...

Robert Potts - 1855
...for conversation lets things into the mind more particularly than reading can.—Dr T. Fuller. 557. Some, in their discourse desire rather commendation...a praise to know what might be said, and not what sliould be tliought. Some have certain common places and, themes, wherein they are good, and want variety...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...you to ' look another way, keep up your heart, whistle, and pass on ?' ' ESSAY 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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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...discharge itself. 1 To hope the best, but be fully prepared for the worst. XXXII.— OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments,1 than of judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might...
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