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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... "
The Saturday Magazine ... - Page 8
1842
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natrtral curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament aod reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to vktory of wit and contradiction ; J>32 BAcON. and...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite : sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight : sometimes for ornament and reputation : and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction : and most times for lucre and profession...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upou a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable. them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity, and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with...and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession...
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