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" But as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a further stature ; so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth ; but when it once is comprehended in exact methods, it may perchance be further polished... "
The Retrospective Review.. - Page 148
edited by - 1821
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...peremptory reduction of knowledge " into arts a, d methods : which, once done, sciences <c commonly receive small or no augmentation. For " as young men, when they knit and s'.ape perfectly, " do seldom grow to a farther stature ; so knowledge, " while it is dispersed in...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1816
...ledge into arts and methods : which once done, " sciences commonly receive small or no augmen" tation. For as young men, when they knit and " shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther " stature ; so knowledge, while it is dispersed in " aphorisms and observations, may grow and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...knowledge into arts and methods ; from which time commonly sciences receive small or no augmentation. But as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther stature: so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth; but when...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...cannot be made but out of the pyth and heart of sciences : for illustration and excussion are cut off; variety of examples is cut off; deduction and connexion...and observations, may grow and shoot up ; but once enteredand comprehended in methods, it may, perchance, be farther polished and fashioned and accommodated...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1821
...delivery is more fit to win consent or belief; but less fit to point to action ; for they carry • ihew of demonstration in orb or circle, one part illuminating...fashioned and accommodated for use and practice, but increasetb no more in bulk and substance." Hia opinion of the use of ornament for philosophical composition...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 87

English literature - 1821
...rendered stationary ' by its over-early and peremptory reduction into arts' (ie systems) ' and methods ; for, as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther stature, so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth, but, when...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of ..., Volume 8

1821
...stationary ' by its over-earl^ and peremptory reduction into arts' ('. e. systems) ' and methods ; for, as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther stature, so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth, but, when...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1843
...knowledge into arts and methods; from which time commonly sciences receive small or no augmentation. But as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther stature ; so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth ; but, when...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...knowledge into arts and methods ; from which time, commonly, sciences receive small or no augmentation. But as young men, when they knit and shape perfectly, do seldom grow to a farther stature : so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth ; but when...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...weighty and solid. 4. The over early and peremptory reduction of knowledge into arts and methods .48 As young men, when they knit and shape perfectly,...do seldom grow to a further stature ; so knowledge, while it is in aphorisms and observations, it is in growth ; but when it owe is comprehended in exact...
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