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" God, as he doth hang the greatest weight upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward resorts thereof. But lives, if they be well... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 265
by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - 1847
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Memoirs of the Life of Gilbert Wakefield, Volume 1

Gilbert Wakefield - 1804
...deportments of persons, and passeth over in silence the smaller passages and motions of men and matters. But lives, if they be well written, propounding to...necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation.'1 But of all those biographical relations, which have contributed so much to inform...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens : it comes therefore to pass, that Histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...contain a more true, native, and lively representation. — LORD BACON. MANKIND in general are so little in the habit of looking steadily at their own meaning,...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - 1818
...wires, maxima e minimis suspendens ; it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business, than the true and inward...contain a more true, native, and lively representation." Of the truth of this sagacious remark, a more convincing evidence can hardly be adduced than the Memoirs...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays, in Three Volumes, to Aid in the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1818
...smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens: it comes therefore to pass, that Histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation.—LORD BACON. MANKIND in general are so little in the habit of looking steadily at...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspenders, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The two books of Francis, lord Verulam: Of the proficience and advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1825 - 402 pages
...(suspending great things from small), it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations of actions, as the War of Peloponnesus, the Expedition of Cyrus Minor,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - History - 1825
...wires, " maxima e minimis suspendens," it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations of actions, as the War of Peloponnesus, the Expedition of Cyrus Minor,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1826
...smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...wire?, " maxima e minimis suspendens," it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward...contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations of actions, as the War of Peloponnesus, the Expedition of Cyrus Minor,...
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