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Essays moral, economical and political - Page 38
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...even is Age and Sicknefs, which require the Shadow : Lihe old Townfmen ; that will be 1H11 lifting at their Street Door, though 'thereby "they offer Age to Scorn. Certainly Great Perfons had tteed to borrow other rnens Opinibns,t/>miHk chemfelves happy •, for if they judg by...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...to look on. 31. The lovers of great place are impatient of privateness, even in age, which" requires the shadow : like old townsmen that will be still sitting at their street-door, though there they offer age t<f scorn. 52. In evil, the best condition is, not to will...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...The lovers of great place are impatient of privateness, even in age, which requires the shatlovv : like old townsmen, that will be still sitting at their street door, though there they offer age to scorn. 52. In evil, the best condition is, not to will: the next, not to can....
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...melancholy thing. " Since you are not what you would be, there is no reason why you should wish to live." Nay, retire men cannot when they would ; neither will they, when it was reason ; but are impatient of privateness, even in age and sickness, whtch require the shadow :...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis quifucris, non esse cur velis vivere ? Nay, retire men cannot when they would ; neither will...require the shadow : like old townsmen, that will he still sitting at their street door, though thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great persons...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...to look on. 15. The lovers of great place are impatient of privateness, even in age, which requires the shadow: like old townsmen, that will be still sitting at their street door, though there they offer age to scorn. 16. In evil, the best condition is, not to will: the next, not to can....
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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
...least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing: " Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur velis vivere?" Nay, retire men cannot when they would, neither will...though thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great person* had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur velis viyere ?" Nay, retire men cannot when they would, neither will...impatient of privateness even in age and sickness, which reqmre the shadow ; like old townsmen, that will be still sitting at their street door, though thereby...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur vc/is vivere ? Nay, retire men cannot when they would; neither will...thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great persons T2 had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...to look on. 15. The lovers of great place are impatient of privateness, even in age, which requires the shadow : like old townsmen, that will be still sitting at their street door, though there they offer age to scorn. 16. In evil, the best condition is, not to will: the next, not to can....
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