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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 British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1861
...of thought in the Church, and to maintain the utility of controversy to the Church and in the world. Some, in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold arguments, than of judgment, in discerning what is true; as if it were a praise to know wfiat might...
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Vermont School Journal and Family Visitor, Volume 5

Education - 1863
...of many." "That I might know the proof of you." 2 Cor. 2 Chap. Analyze and parse the following : — Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...what might be said, and not what should be thought. Bacon, Essays. Also parse the italicised words in the following passages :— Saviour, may these meetings...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...but Solomon saith, " Prudens advertit ad gressus suos : stultus divertit ad dolos." 62. OF DISCOURSE. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...should be thought. Some have certain common places ana themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is for the most part tedious,...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...subtle, naturall Phylosophie deepe : Morall graue, Logicke and Rhetoricke able to contend. 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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...study the lawyers' cases — so every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. 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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...in this Essay that have undergone a changt of meaning since Bacon's day. ESSAY XVIH. DISCOURSE. [1] SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...a praise to know what might be said, and not what [2] should be thought. Some have certain commonplaces and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...reason of the hope that is in us." 1 See Element! of Logic, Appendix iii. 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 Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1862 - 343 pages
...is the conscience of humanity afterwards to judge them, and pity to detest them. — Lamartine. 2. Some, in their discourse, desire rather commendation...what might be said, and not what should be thought. — Bacon. 3. If all the means of education which are scattered over the world, and if all the philosophers...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...Pasport to Faith : But it ought rather to kindle it, to discharge it selfe. •f.' XXXII Discourse SOME in their Discourse, desire rather Commendation of Wit, in being able to hold all Arguments, then of ludgment, in discerning what is True : As if it were a Praise, to know what might be Said,...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 388 pages
...Naturall Philosophic deepe : Morall graue : Logique, and Rethorique able to contende. OF DISCOURSE CAP: 2 SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to holde all arguments, then of ludgement in discerning what is true: as if it were a praise to knowe...
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