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" I perceive any glimmering of truth before me, I readily pursue and endeavour to trace it to its source, without any reserve or caution of pushing the discovery too far, or opening too great a glare of it to the public. I look upon the discovery of any... "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 241
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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The opinions of different authors upon the punishment of death, Volume 2

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1812
...to our happiness. In these inquiries, therefore, wherever I perceive any glimmering of truth before me, I readily pursue and endeavour to trace it to...with the stream, and strengthen the general current." Preface to Middletoris Free Inquiry. In the conclusion of Sir Samuel Komilly's speech in the House...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...to our happiness. In these inquiries, therefore, wherever I perceive any glimmering of truth before me, I readily pursue, and endeavour to trace it to...with the stream and strengthen the general current. NOTE M.— Page 58. May not a very common species of ridicule and of laughter be traced to a partial...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 21

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...under the title of Liberty — I reprint it from the belief that it is calculated to do good ; — the drops of rain which fall separately into the river...the stream, and strengthen the general current.'] THOUGHTS, DIFFERENT visionaries have at different times appeared in society, and will for ever appear,...
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The Privileges of the University of Cambridge: Together with ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1824
...cannot possibly hurt, nor obstruct, the good effect of any other truth whatsoever ; for they all possess one common essence, and necessarily coincide with...with the stream, and strengthen the general current." DR. LONG. -Dr. Long, formerly Master of Pembroke Hall, is celebrated for his Treatise on Astronomy,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1826
...far, or opening too great a glare of it to the public. I look upon the discovery of any thing that is true, as a valuable acquisition to society: which...with the stream, and strengthen the general current/ 1 The same sentiment is expressed by William Wordsworth, in his impressive enquiry on the Convention...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...ages, would be wasted upon subjects of mere temporary interest, debates in courts of justice, and not possibly hurt or obstruct the good effect of any other...with the stream, and strengthen the general current." Middleton. (a) Sed quid ego hsec," says Cicero, " quae cupio deponere, et toto animo, atq: omoi...
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The revolt of the bees [by J.M. Morgan].

John Minter Morgan - 1826
...truth be beneficial &. The self-deceived and conscientious defenders of error may for a time take * " I look upon the discovery of any thing which is true,...with the stream, and strengthen the general current." — Middleton. alarm, but soon will they be the foremost to hail this truth as one of unequalled value....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 5

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1826
...far, or opening too great a glare of it to the public. I look upon the discovery of any thing that is true, as a valuable acquisition to society : which...with the stream, and strengthen the general current.' ' The same sentiment is expressed by William Wordsworth, in his impressive enquiry on the Convention...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1826
...far, or opening too great a glare of it to the public. 1 look upon the discovery of any thing that is true, as a valuable acquisition to society : which...with the stream, and strengthen the general current.' ' The same sentiment is expressed by William Wordsworth, in his impressive enquiry on the Convention...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature

Liberalism (Religion) - 1827
...any reserve or caution of pursuing that discovery too far, or of opening too great a glare of it upon the public. I look upon the discovery of any thing...with the stream, and strengthen the general current." The father of the Hypothesis, which, under some modifications, has been revived by the learned author...
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