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" Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof, a depraved thing. It is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 290
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...will be fure to leave the Houfe fotne time before it fall. It is the Wifdom of the FOJC, that thrufts out the Badger, who digged and made room for him. It is the Wifdom of Crocodiles, that fhed tears when they would devour. But that which is fpecially to be noted,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...please them, and profit themselves; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall: it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...please them, and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall ; it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and...
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The Parricide; Or, The Youth's Career of Crime

George William MacArthur Reynolds - 1817 - 180 pages
...sorrow, but with the determination to hasten to Guernsey and see Emily without delay CHAPTER LIII. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof, a depraved thing ; it is the wisdom of nits, that will be sine to leave a house some time before It falls; It is the *visdom of the fox, that...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...please them, and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof...is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave the house some time before it fall. It is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...please them, and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof...is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave the house some time before it fall. It is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon, Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...please them, and profit themselves; and for either re*pect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall: it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...please them, and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall : it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1842
...question, but there is no controversy at all about their wisdom. " VVisdom for a man's self," says Bacon, " is in many branches thereof a depraved thing: it is...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall." We should be curious to meet with the work of Rorarius, were it only to ascertain...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...please them, and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof^...that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fell : it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room for him :...
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