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" DISCOURSE. 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. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 192
by Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1860
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...what is true : As if it were a praife to know "vvjiat might be'faid, arid pot what ftould be thought, thought. Some have certain Common Places, and Themes,...and want variety , which kind of Poverty is for the moft part tedious, and when it is once perceived, ridiculous. The honourable/I part of Talk, is to...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...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...is, for the most part, tedious, and, when it is once per. ceived, ridiculous. LORD BACOK. THE honourablest part of talk is, to give the occasion, and again...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...in their discourse desire rather commsn-- dation of wit, in being able io hold all arguments than of judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if. it were...most part tedious, and, when it is once perceived, ridvculous. The honourablest part of talk is to give the occasion ; and again to moderate and pass...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...not what should be thought. Some have certain common placrs, and thenfes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is for the most...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...be said, and not what should be thought. Some have certam common places, and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety ; which kind of poverty is...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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...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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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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...should be thought. Some have certain common places VOL. V. 11 and themes, wherein they are good, and want variety; which kind of poverty is for the most...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...in their discourse desire rather commendation of wit, in being able to hold all arguments, than cf judgment, in discerning what is true ; as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not *hat should be thought. Some have certain common places and themes, wherein they are good, and want...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...discourse desire rather commendation of wit in be ing able to hold all arguments, then of iudgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what might be said, and not what shold be thought. Some haue certain common places and Theames wherein they are good, and want variety,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...discourse desire rather commendation of wit in be in? able to hold all arguments, then of Judgement in discerning what is true, as if it were a praise to know what might be saiu, and not what ahold be thought. Some haue certain common places and Theames wherein they are good,...
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