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" As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged from it; namely, religion, matters of state, great persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity. "
Russell's Magazine - Page 194
edited by - 1858
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...earnest: for it is a dull thing to tire, and as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity; yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...earnest : for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, \ojade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged from it, namely, religion, matters of state, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity : yet there be some that...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...earnest : for it is a . dull thing to tire, and as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...state, great persons, any man's present business of ira'pottance, and any case that deserveth pity ; yet there be some that think their wits have been...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 81

History - 1857
...of Lord Bacon ; and if so, it is a pity that he has forgotten the following passage : " As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case which deserveth pity. Yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep except...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...earnest : for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, to jade any thing loo far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity. Yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...earnest : for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity. Yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...earnest ; for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity. Yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...earnest ; for it is a dull thing to tire, and, as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...matters of state, great persons, any man's present 3 business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity. Yet there be some that think their wits...
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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
...earnest: for it is a dull thing to tire, and as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity; yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...earnest : for it is a dull thing to tire, and as we say now, to jade any thing too far. As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged...persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity; yet there be some that think their wits have been asleep, except...
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