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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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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

Henry Barnard - Education - 1849
...ways it manifests itself, let Lord Bacon teach. ' But the greatest error, ' says that great writer, ' 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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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849
...ways it manifests itself let Lord Bacon teach. ' But the greatest error, ' says that great writer. ' 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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 16

Literature - 1850
...kind of relation, (as the lawyers speak,) as if we had known them before." THE TRUE END OF LEARNING. " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking...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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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...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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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - Geometry - 1850 - 200 pages
...profit to the reader : " The greatest error of all is the mistaking or misplacing the last or farthest end of knowledge ; — for men have entered into a...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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Thoughts on self-culture, addressed to women, by M.G. Grey and E ..., Volume 1

Maria Georgina Grey, Emily Anne E. Shirreff - Self-culture - 1850
...The greatest error of all the rest," says he, "is the mistaking or misplacing the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...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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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...account of this last mentioned " peccant humour," as a sample of his " dissection " of them all. " But the greatest error of all the rest, is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of learning and knowledge : for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - Electronic book - 1851 - 464 pages
..."The greaiest error of all the rest," says he, " is the mistaking or misplacing the last or farthest end of knowledge : for men have entered into a desire...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...intellectual." LEONARD. — "That is true — we so understood it." " PARSON. — " Thus, when this great * " But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest end of knowledge: — for men пате entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...intellectual." LEONARD. — " That is true— we so understood it." PARSON. — " Thus, when this great ' '' 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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