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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 essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...Discourse1 desire rather commendation of wit,2 in being able to hold all arguments, than of judgment,3 in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise...and not what should be thought. Some have certain common-places and themes,4 wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is for the...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...man leads the dance. It is good in discourse, and speech of conversation, to vary, and intermingle Some in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to holde all arguments, then of ludgment in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to knowe...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...will a daw trie: That curse God send unto mine enemie! ' FRANCIS BACON. 39 / FRANCIS BACON. 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; 5 'which kind of poverty is for the...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...present occasion with arguments ; for it is a dull thing to tire and jade anything too far. LORD BACON. Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...arguments, than of judgment in discerning what is true. LORD BACON. Whereas men have many reasons to persuade, to use them all at once weakeneth them. For...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...suspicion did give a passport to faith; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. OF DISCOURSE. , and settling upon it from time to time ? commonplaces and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety : which kind of poverty is for the...
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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...did give a passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. 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 most...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1881
...man leads the dance. It is good in discourse, and speech of conversation, to vary, and intermingle Some in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to holde all arguments, then of ludgment in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to knowe...
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 504 pages
...passport to faith; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. * XXXII.— 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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Essays, moral, economical, and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1882
...suspicion did give a passport to faith; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...judgment, in discerning what is true; as if it were a prai.e to know what might be said, and not what should be thought. Some have certain common places...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1882
...man leads the dance. It is good in discourse, and speech of conversation, to vary, and intermingle Some in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to holde all arguments, then of Judgment in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to known...
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