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" ... which make those men that take their instruction from the authority of books and not from their own meditation to be as much below the condition of ignorant men as men endued with true science are above it. "
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and ... - Page 67
by Henry Hallam - 1839
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Philosophic Etymology: Or Rational Grammar

James Gilchrist - English language - 1816 - 269 pages
...flutter at the false light of a glass window for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names lies the first use...their instruction from the authority of books and not from their own meditation, to be as much below the condition of ignorant men, as those endued with...
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The Christian Disciple and Theological Review, Volume 5

Noah Worcester, Henry Ware - 1823
...for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right Definition of Names, lyes the first use of speech; which is the Acquisition of Science. And in wrong, or no Definitions, lyes the fir.st abuse ; from which proceed all false and senslcs.se Tenets ; which make those men that...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...flutter at the false light of a glass-window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names lies the first use...science ; and in wrong or no definitions lies the fust abuse, from which proceed false and senseless tenets ; which make those men that take their instruction...
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A Review of the Principles of Necessary and Contingent Truth, in Reference ...

Alfred Lyall - Truth - 1830 - 222 pages
...flutter at the false light of a window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names lies the first use...is the acquisition of science; and in wrong, or no definition, lies the first abuse, from which proceed all false and senseless tenets, which make those...
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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt: With a Notice of His ..., Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 315 pages
...flutter at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names, lies the first use...proceed all false and senseless tenets ; which make them that take their instruction from the authority of books and not from their own meditations, to...
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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt. With a notice of his life, by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836
...flutter at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names, lies the first use...proceed all false and senseless tenets; which make them that take their instruction from the authority of books and not from their own meditations, to...
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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1836
...flutter at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names, lies the first use...proceed all false and senseless tenets; which make them that take their instruction from the authority of books and not from their own meditations, to...
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Literary remains of the late William Hazlitt. With a notice of his life, by ...

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 315 pages
...flutter at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names, lies the first use of speech, which is the acquisition of science, aAl in wrong or no definitions lies the first abuse, from which proceed all false and senseless tenets...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - Philosophy, English - 1839
...at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in./ So that in the right definition of names lies the first use...their instruction from the authority of books, and not from their own meditation, to be as much below the condition of ignorant men, as men endued with true...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - Philosophy, English - 1839
...flutter at the false light of a glass window, for want of wit to consider which way they came in. So that in the right definition of names lies the first use...their instruction from the authority of books, and not from their own meditation, to be as much below the condition of ignorant men, as men endued with true...
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