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" He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth himself to prison. Neither do I reckon it an ill seat only where the air is unwholesome; but likewise where the air is unequal... "
The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among which are ... - Page 114
by John Nichols - 1823
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...them with fmall coft. He that builds a fair Houfe upon an ill Seat , committeth himfelf to Prifon. Neither do I reckon it an ill Seat only where the Air is unwholefome, but likewife where the Air is unequali As you fhall fee many fine Seats fet upon a knap...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1806
...Neither doe I reckon it an ill seat, only where the aire is unwholsome, hut likewise where the aire is unequal ; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a knap of ground invironed with higher hills round ahout it, wherehy the heat of the sunne is pent in, and the wind...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1806
...Neither doe I reckon it an ilI seat, only where tile aire is unwholsome, hut likewise where the aire is unequal; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a knap of ground invironed with higher hills round ahout it, wherehy the heat of the sunne is pent in, and the wind...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that buildeth a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth himself...unequal; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a kuap of ground, environed with higher hills round about it, whereby the heat of the sun is pent in,...
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The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A General View of the Rules and ...

Sir John Sinclair - Health - 1818 - 90 pages
...107. Varro, de RR lib. 1, cap. 12. J Columella, lib. 1, c. 5. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, says, " he that " builds a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth...himself to prison ; neither " do I reckon it an ill scat where the air ii unwholesome, but likewise " where it is unequal; as you nhall see many fine seats...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth...neither do I reckon it an ill seat only where the air is unwholsome, but likewise where the air is unequal; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a knap...
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Domestic architecture: containing a history of the science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture - 1841 - 342 pages
...builds a fair house upon an ill site committeth himself to prison. Neither do I reckon it an ill site only where the air is unwholesome, but likewise where...fine seats set upon a knap of ground environed with high hills round about it, whereby the heat of the sun is pent in and the wind gathereth as in troughs...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...coaimitteth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon it an ill see.t only where the air is unwholsome, but likewise where the air is unequal ; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a knap of gvound, environed with higher hills round about it, whereby the heat of the san is pent in, and the...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1858
...at p. 139. under the title of "Venus and the Cat." See also L'Estrange's JEsop, p. 61. Fab. 61. III. "He that builds a fair House upon an ill Seat committeth himself to Prison. . . . Neither is it ill Air only that maketh an ill Seat ; but ill Ways, ill Markets j and, if you will consult with...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...fabrics of houses, for beauty only to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat * committeth...unequal; as you shall see many fine seats set upon a knap4 of ground, environed with higher hills round about it ; whereby the heat of the sun is pent in,...
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