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The Works of John Webster - Page 308
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
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The manual of liberty, or, Testimonies in behalf of the rights of mankind ...

Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Political Science - 1795 - 406 pages
...those who have none. . •i ROUSSEAU. Inegalite des Homes, part ii. ONE of the seven [sages of Greece] was wont to say, that laws were like cobwebs, where...small flies were caught, and the great brake through LORD BACON. Works, vol. Hi. p. 291. —LITTLE villains must submit to fate, That great ones may enjoy...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...will you swear Hanno answered : by the same gods that punished the former perjury so severely. 178. One of the seven was wont to say; that laws were like...small flies were caught, and the great brake through. 1 79. Lewis the eleventh of France, having much abated the greatness and power of the peers, nobility,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...peers, nobility, and court of parliament, would say, " That he had. " brought the crown out of ward." " laws were like cobwebs; where the small flies " were caught, and the great brake through." 293. There was a cowardly Spanish soldier, that in a defeat the Moors gave, ran away with the foremost....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...it should not berf&fine and curious, that every little disgrace should . Q^tch and stick in it. 181. One of the Seven was wont to say; " That laws were...flies were caught, and the great brake " through." 1 82. Bias gave in precept, " Love as if you should " hereafter hate ; and hate as if you should hereafter...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - History - 1825
...it should not be so fine and curious, that every little disgrace should catch and stick in it. 181. One of the Seven was wont to say ; " That laws were...flies were caught, and the great brake " through." 1 82. Bias gave in precept, " Love as if you should " hereafter hate ; and hate as if you should hereafter...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice by J. W. Lake

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.), J W. Lake - 1825
...greater than his state or condition could use. The emperor loTit a new rescript, thus; Abase it. , T 8. One of the seven was wont to say, that laws were like...small flies were caught, and the great brake through. 3o9. An orator of Athens said to Demosthenes, The Athenians will kill you, if they wan mad. Demosthenes...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...curious, that every little disgrace should catch and stick in it. 181. One of the Seven was wont to'say; " That laws were like cobwebs ; where the " small flies were caught, and the great brake " through." 182. Bias gave in precept, " Love as if you should " hereafter hate; and hate as if you should hereafter...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 2

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...urged that Dekker wrote this, as the following passage occurs in one of his plays: — " Jovinelli. You must hang up the lawes. Octavio. Like cob-webbe...Apophthegms, No. 284. See, too, what Delio says in The Dutchess of Malfi — " Then the law to him," &c. vol. ip 185. NORF. Now trust me, Arundel, it doth...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 2

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
...following passage occurs in one of his plays: — " Jovinelli. You must hang up the lawes. Uctavin. Like cob-webbe in fowle roomes, through which great...caught, and the great brake through." — Bacon's Apophthegm*, No. 284. See, too, what Delio says in The Dutches* of Malfi— NORV. Now trust me, Arundel,...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 2

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...roomes, through which great flies Breake through, the lesse being caught b'ith wing there dies." If Ms be not a good play the devil is in it, 1612, Sig....Apophthegms, No. 284. See, too, what Delio says in The Dutchess of Malfi — NORF. Now trust me, Arundel, it doth grieve me much To sit in judgement of these...
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