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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 Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883
...much of a Divine nature, and a kind of conformity with Christ himself. FRANCIS BACON. 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 ..., Book 2

Goold Brown - English language - 1883 - 345 pages
...there is the conscience of humanity afterward 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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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 277 pages
...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...what might be said, and not what should be thought, f Some have certain commonplaces and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of...
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The Modern Review, Volume 4

Richard Acland Armstrong - Religion - 1883
...at all concerned in really finding out the will of God. They remind us of Bacon's words : " Some iu their discourse desire rather commendation of wit,...what might be said, and not what should be thought." We often come upon the formula at the close of a demonstration : " Or if you choose I will maintain,"...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 217 pages
...a passport to faith; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII.— OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments,t than of judgment, in discerning what is true; as if it were a praise to know what might...
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The Modern Review, Volume 4

Richard Acland Armstrong - Religion - 1883
...or not at all concerned in really finding out the will of God. They remind us of Bacon's words : " Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...what might be said, and not what should be thought." We often come upon the formula at the close of a demonstration : " Or if you choose I will maintain,"...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1884 - 641 pages
...reason of the hope that is in us." 1 bee Elements of Lor/ic, Appendix Hi. ESSAY XXXII. OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation...judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a yraisc to know •what might be said, and not what should be thought. Some have certain commonplaces...
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Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1884 - 425 pages
...passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. — OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments,2 than of judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might...
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Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1884 - 425 pages
...passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. — OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments,2 than of judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 425 pages
...passport to faith ; but it ought rather to kindle it to discharge itself. XXXII. — OF DISCOURSE. SOME in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments,2 than of judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might...
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