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" This kind of degenerate learning did chiefly reign amongst the Schoolmen: who having sharp and strong wits, and abundance of leisure, and small variety of reading, but their wits being shut up in the cells of a few authors (chiefly Aristotle their dictator)... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Page 10
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...quickness, and life of spirit, but no soundness of matter, or goodness of quality. This kind of degene.ate learning did chiefly reign amongst the schoolmen,...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby : but if it work upon itself, as the spider...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...many substances in nature which are solid, do putrify and corrupt into worms : so it is the property of good and sound knowledge to putrify and dissolve...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, wprketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby : but if it work upon itself, as the spider...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...many substances in nature which are solid, do putrify and corrupt into worms : so it is the property of good and sound knowledge to putrify and dissolve...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby: but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...solid, do putrefy and corrupt into worms ; so it is the property of good and sound knowledge, to putrefy and dissolve into a number of subtle, idle, unwholesome,...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby : but if it work upon itself, as the spider...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 402 pages
...many substances in nature, which are solid, do putrify and corrupt into worms ; so it is the property of good and sound knowledge, to putrify and dissolve...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby: but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...many substances in nature, which are solid, do putrify and corrupt into worms ; so it is the property of good and sound knowledge, to putrify and dissolve...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby ; but if it work upon itself, as the spider...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1829
...and abundance of leisure, and small variety of reading, (but their wits being shut up in the colls of a few authors, chiefly Aristotle their dictator,...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby: but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...spirit, but no soundness of matter, or goodness quality. This kind of chiefly reign. amongst the sf sharp and strong wits, and abundance of leisure, and...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff", and is limited thereby ; but if it work upon itself, as the spider...
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Christian ethics; or, Moral philosophy on the principles of divine revelation

Ralph Wardlaw - 1834
...up in the " cells of monasteries and colleges; and knowing little history, " either of nature or of time, did, out of no great quantity of " matter, and...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh " according to the stuff, and is limited thereby; but if it " work upon itself, as the spider...
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Historical sketch of the origin of English prose literature, and of its ...

William Gray - 1835
...so it is the property of good and sound knowledge to putrify and dissolve into a number of subtile, idle, unwholesome, and, as I may term them, vermiculate...which is the contemplation of the creatures of God, worketh according to the stuff, and is limited thereby; but if it work upon itself, as the spider worketh...
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