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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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. 60. OF DISCOURSE. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...and not what should be thought. Some have certain common-places and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety: which kind of poverty is for the...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 pages
...for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. O0 OF DISCOURSE. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...arguments, than of judgment, in discerning what is trucji as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not what should be thought. Some have...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1872 - 343 pages
...conscience of humanity afterwards to judge them, and pity to detest them. — Lamartine. 2. Sme, in their discourse, desire rather commendation of...what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what znight be said, and not what should be thought. — Bacon. 3. If all the means of education which are...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 3-4

Casket - 1873
...is more pregnant of direction than an indefinite, as ashes arc more generative than dust. DISCOURSE. commonplaces and themes wherein they are good, and want variety: which kind of poverty is for the most...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...compare Macbeth, i. 3, ' That, trusted home, might yet enkindle you unto the crown.' XXXII. OF DISCOURSE. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...and not what should be thought. Some have certain common-places2 and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; 3 which kind of poverty is for...
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The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...is the con. science of humanity afterwards to judge them, and pity to detest them. — Lamartine. 2. Some, in their discourse, desire rather commendation...praise to know what might be said, and not what should La thought. — Bacon. 3. If all tho means of education which are scattered over the world, and if...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...is the conscience of humanity afterwards to judge them, and pity to detest them. — Lamartine. 2. Some, in their discourse, desire rather commendation...of judgment in discerning what is true ; as if it we|-ea praise to know \vhat might bo said, and not what chould be thought. — Bacon. 3. If all tho...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...men of base natures ; for they, if they find themselves onoe suspected will never be true. DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...being able to hold all arguments, than of judgment in discovering what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not what should be...
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Aphorisms, maxims, &c., for learners, selected and arranged by R. Potts

Robert Potts - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1875 - 192 pages
...conversation lets things into the mind more particularly than reading can. — Dr. T. Fuller. 602. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...discerning what is true; as if it were a praise to know lohat might be said, and not what should be thought. Some have certain common places and themes, wherein...
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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volumes 5-6

1872
...shall the circling cycles fill, With the grandeur, never fading, of one royal human will! ASPIRANT. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...judgment in discerning what is true ; as if it were praise to know what might be said, and not what should be thought. — Bacon. HE who dares to speak...
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