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" Lastly, leaving the vulgar arguments, that by learning man excelleth man in that wherein man excelleth beasts; that by learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come; and the like; let us conclude with the dignity... "
Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ... - Page 299
by Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1878 - 343 pages
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like : let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like : let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like : let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...whereunto man's nature doth most aspire, which is, hm* mortality or continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ;...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

History - 1843
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...truth rightly interpreted, is that which approacheth nearest to the similitude of the Divine Rule Let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...generation, and raising of houses and families; to this tendeth buildings, foundations, and monuments; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration,...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...truth rightly interpreted, is that which approacheth nearest to the similitude of the Divine Rule Let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tendeth buildings, foundations, and monuments; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like : let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration,...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Learning and scholarship - 1825 - 402 pages
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like : let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...learning man ascendeth to the heavens and their motions, where in body he cannot come, and the like ; let us conclude with the dignity and excellency of knowledge...monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the...
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