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" ... whether thou didst not best at first. Neglect not also the examples of those, that have carried themselves ill in the same place : not to set off thyself by taxing their memory ; but to direct thyself what to avoid. Reform therefore, without bravery... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 278
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
...therefore without bravery or fcandal of former Times and Perfons •, but yet fet it down to thy felf, as well to create good precedents as to follow them. Reduce things to the tirft Inftitution , and obferve wherein, and how they have degenerated i but yet ask Counfel of both...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...because his sacrifice was better accepted, when there was nobody but God to look on. " In great place, ask counsel of both times : of the ancient time what is best; and of the latter time what is fittest. " Without good nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. " God never wrought miracle to convince...
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The Pulpit, Or, A Biographical and Literary Account of Eminent ..., Volume 1

Peter L. Courtier - Christian biography - 1809 - 367 pages
...that which may be unimportantly ceremonial. Let us now, in the words of one of the few wise men, ' Ask counsel of both times ; of the ancient time, what...is best ; and of the latter time, what is fittest.' i Reason, equally with prudence, seems to prescribe the practice we ought to pursue. Let us neither...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent popular ...

Garnet Terry - 1809
...that which may be unimportantly ceremonial. Let us now, in the words of one of the few wise men, ' Ask counsel of both times ; of the ancient time, what...is best; and of the latter time, what is fittest.' Reason, equally with prudence, seems to prescribe the practice we ought to pursue. Let us neither enforce...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...thyself by taxing their memory ; but to direct thyself what to avoid. Reform therefore without bravery or scandal of former times and persons : but yet set...degenerated ; but yet ask counsel of both times, of the antient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest. Seek to make thy course regular...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...thyself by taxing their memory ; but to direct thyself what to avoid. Reform therefore without bravery or scandal of former times and persons : but yet set...degenerated ; but yet ask counsel of both times, of the antient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest. Seek to make thy course regular...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 206 pages
...by taxing their memory, but to direct thyself what to avoid. Reform, therefore, without bravery or scandal of former times and persons ; but yet set...degenerated; but yet ask counsel of both times; of the aftcient time what is best; and of the latter time what is fittest. Seek to make thy course regular,...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte, Ludwig Ideler - 1823
...Шее a deceit of the eye, that when others come on, they think themselves go back.' In great place, ask counsel of both times: of the ancient time, what...is best; and of the latter time, what is fittest. God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because iiis ordinary works convince it. If a man look...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...memory, but to direct thyself what to avoid. — Reform, therefore, without bravery or scandal of 'orraer times and persons ; but yet set it down to thyself,...degenerated ; but yet ask counsel of both times ; of the ancienter time what is best ; and of the latter time what is fittest. Seek to make thy course regular,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...but to direct thyself what to avoid.— Reform, therefore, without bravery or scandal of . for m er times and persons ; but yet set it down to thyself,...degenerated; but yet ask counsel of both times ; of the ancienter time what is best; and of the latter time what is fittest. Seek to make thy course regular,...
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