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Yet in the midst of those great evils which we have mentioned, we have reaped this advantage that we have committed ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] those things [[/underline]] [[/addition]] to writing, which were not known to our country men, and are most worthy of being known. For ye Gods, what is more to be wished than wisdom? what is more excellent? what is better for man? what more worthy of man? ^ [[addition]] They [[/addition]] Therefore ^ [[addition]] who covet [[/addition]] [[deletion]] this [[/deletion]] and [[unclear] after this are [[deletion]] which we desire is [[/deletion]] (called Philosophers, [[deletion]] which [[/deletion]] ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] nor is Philosophy anything else [[/underline]] [[/addition]] if you would translate it [[deletion]] nothing else that [[/deletion]] ^ ^ [[addition]] [[underline]] but [[/underline]] [[/addition]] study of wisdom. But wisdom (as it is defin'd by the old Philosophers) is the knowledge of divine & human things & their causes [[deletion]] which [[/deletion]] from whence they spring: [[deletion]] [[unclear]] things: [[/deletion]] the study of which whoever blames I cannot the think what he will praise. For whether the delight of the mind or a respite from care is [[deletion]] required [[/deletion]]