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New biographies of illustrious men - Page 39
by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1857 - 408 pages
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History of the University and colleges of Cambridge: including ..., Volume 1

George Dyer - 1814
...confutations, and verbosities, the other with blind experiments, and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils, I hope I should bring in...and discoveries, the best state of that province." A few years afterwards he sent these letters to Dr. Playfair, Lady Margaret's professor, to be translated...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth ...

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818
...confutations and verbosities, the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils, I hope I should bring in...of that province. This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably, pkilanthropia, is so fixed in my mind as it cannot...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...confutations, and verbosities; the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring in...of that province. This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably, philanthropia, is so fixed in my mind, as it...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...confutations, and verbosities ; the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils ; I hope I should bring in...of that province. This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably, philant hropia, is so fixed in my mind, as it...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...confutations, and verbosities; the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring in...of that province. This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably, philanthropia, is so fixed in my mind, as it...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...confutations, and verbosities : the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions, and impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring in...curiosity, or vain-glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably, phitanthropia is so fixed in my -mind, as it cannot be removed. And I do easily see, that...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 402 pages
...and verbosities ; the other " with blind experiments, and auricular traditions " and impostures, hath committed so many spoils ; " I hope I should bring...that province. " This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or " nature, or (if one take it favourably) Philantb.ro" pia, is so fixed in my mind, as...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...confutations, and verbosities : the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils ; I hope I should bring in...inventions and discoveries ; the best state of that providence.* This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 12

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1830
...confutations, and verbosities : the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions and impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring in...inventions and discoveries ; the best state of that providence.* This, whether it be curiosity, or vain glory, or nature, or, if one take it favourably,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...and verbosities : ' the other with blind experiments and auricular traditions, and ' impostures, hath committed so many spoils; I hope I should bring '...curiosity, or vain-glory, or nature, or, if one take it ' favourably, philanthropia is so fixed in my mind, as it cannot be re' moved. And I do easily see,...
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