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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 of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...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 of wit, in being able to hold arguments, than of judgment, in discerning what is true. As if it were a praise to know what might...
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The Science of the Hand, Or, The Art of Recognising the Tendencies of the ...

Casimir Stanislas Arpentigny - Hand - 1889 - 444 pages
...been put before the world more clearly than by the author of a now somewhat obsolete but most 82 " Some in their discourse desire rather commendation...what might be said, and not what should be thought." — BACON, " Of Discourse." 83 "The Influence of Environment may be investigated in two main aspects....
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 pages
...a praise to know what might be said, 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 1 Should. See note I, Essay xxii. page 128. most part tedious, and, when it is once perceived, ridiculous....
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Works, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1890
...1 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 cf Judgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1891 - 425 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, 2 than of judgment, in discerning what is true; as if it were a praise to know what might be said and...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1893 - 319 pages
...1 A censure of this nature has been applied by some to Dr. Johnson, and possibly with some reason. if it were a praise to know what might be said, 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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Introduction to English Literature: Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1894 - 633 pages
...certainly, you were better take for business a man somewhat absurd than over-formal. 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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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1896 - 388 pages
...Commendation of Wit, in being able to hold all Argnments, then of lndgment, in discerning what is Trne : As if it were a Praise, to know what might be Said, and not what shonld be Thonght. Some have certaine Common Places, and Theames, wherein they are good, and want Variety...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1897 - 302 pages
...Discourse* desire rather Commendation of Wit5, in being able to hold all Arguments6, then of ludgment, in discerning what is True ; As if it were a Praise...be Said, and not what should be Thought. Some have certaine Common Places7 and Theames wherein 5 they are good, and want Variety ; Which kinde of Poverty...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1899 - 388 pages
...SOME in their Discourse, desire rather Commendation of Wit, in being able to hold all Arguments, then of Judgment, in discerning what is True : As if it...be Said, and not what should be Thought Some have certaine Common Places, and Theames, wherein they are good, and want Variety : Which kinde of Poverty...
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