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  • noun Plural form of Baconian.

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Examples

  • The banner-cry of the Baconians is the word "Impossible!"

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown

  • The majority, however, are thoroughgoing "Baconians," and the most prodigious cases of misapplied ingenuity have been the efforts to find in the First Folio a cipher, by which certain letters are selected which proclaim Bacon's authorship; as _The Great Cryptogram_, 1887, by

    The Facts About Shakespeare

  • How he was asked to write more plays, and not just for the theatre he was accustomed to, but also for holo - and empath-theatres, which baffled his mind at the time. “You remember, ” the Captain said, stroking his mustache. “The Baconians put up such a fuss, claiming they were right all along.

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  • Another thing I find funny is that JM Reynolds actually acknowledges that fundamentalists/conservative evangelicals tend to be very naive, old-fashioned Baconians (“We like facts, theories are just speculation!”) when it comes to science (and, incidentally, Bible interpretation).

    Irony of the day: John Mark Reynolds - The Panda's Thumb

  • England is a virtual police state where an aunt can get lost literally in a Wordsworth poem, militant Baconians heckle performances of Hamlet, and forging Byronic verse is a punishable offense.

    4/1: New at the library this week

  • Baconians would be heaving in their graves to see it, but it was a thing to see that is for sure.

    super-suzan Diary Entry

  • Baconians are trying to convince the world that Francis Bacon really wrote Shakespeare, there are riots between the Surrealists and Impressionists, and thousands of men are named John Milton, an homage to the real Milton and a very confusing situation for the police.

    The Eyre Affair: Summary and book reviews of The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde.

  • Baconians would seem to admit the highly speculative atomic doctrine.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The Baconians hog the federal money, to the detriment of those struggling "to preserve the knowledge and experience of the past."

    Berkeley

  • If so, we have a good excuse for browbeating the poor Baconians.

    Yet Again

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