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" But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 50
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...Among various other errors which he points out as impediments to the progress of learning, he says: But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...Among various other errors which he points out as impediments to the progress of learning, he says: But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...says: But the greatest error of all th« rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natiiral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight;...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...BENTHAM -. 216 HOWARD . 233 BRADFORD — 252. ENQUIRY UPON PUBLIC PUNISHMENTS — 281 " Men have'entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their mind* with variety and delight : sometimes for ornament and reputation : and sometimes...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...Among various other errors which he points out as impediments to the progress of learning, he says: But the greatest error of all the rest, is the' mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...abridger ; and so the patrimony of knowledge cometh to be sometimes improved, but seldom augmented. But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...PAIVT i. L And, when speaking of one of the errors of learning, he says: " But the greatest errour of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...or a love of excellence, as he has stated in a beautiful passage, which we will venture to repeat, " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation : and sometimes...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...confusion." And, when speaking of one of the errors of learning, he says: " But the greatest errour of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 4

1822
...or a love of excellence, as he has stated in a beautiful passage, which we will venture to repeat, " Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight: sometimes for ornament and reputation : and sometimes...
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