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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 ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. OF DISCOUBSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...places and themes wherein they are good, and want variety1; which kind of poverty is for the most part tedious, and when it is once perceived, ridiculous....
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...you to 'look another way, keep up your heart, whistle, and pass on ?' ' ESSAY XXXII. OF DISCOUESE. 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 Guardian, Volumes 8-9

Conduct of life - 1857
...inspiration of the passing breeze. Some in their discourse, desire rather the praise of ingenuity for being able to hold all arguments, than of judgment in discerning what is true ; as if it were good to know what might be said, and not what should be thought. Others have certain common-places...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...home, Might yet enkindle you unto the crown." xxxii. Of Difcourfe. jlOME 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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...1 So In the original : corrected with a pen into contemns in the British Museum copy. OF DISCOCBSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit in being able to holde all arguments, then of iudgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...i So in the original : corrected with a pen into contemne in the British Museum copy. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit in being able to holde all arguments, then of iudgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. OF DISCOURSE. SOMC in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit,...to know what might be said, and not what should be thonght. Some have certain common-places and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which...
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How to make money

Edwin Troxell Freedley - 1859
...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...were a praise to know what might be said, and not wliut should be thought." But these men also have their place and their duties to discharge as good...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...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...wit, in being able to hold all arguments, than of 1 at quis inqtrisitionem urgeat. Fumo (mm et tenebra aluntar suspiciones. 2 remcdin parare ac si suspicumes...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1861 - 586 pages
...give a reason of the hope that is in us." 1 See Elements of Logic, Appendix iii. 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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