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" Men in great place are thrice servants — servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business ; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek... "
Bacon's Essays - Page 105
by Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1858 - 588 pages
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Liberty; or to court Power over others, and to deveft a Man's felf of Power over himfelf. The Rifing unto PLACE is laborious, and by Pains Men come to greater Pains; oftentimes alfo it is not clear qf unworthy Practices. And by Indignities Men come to DIGNITIES. The...
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Horę Solitarię: Or, Essays Upon Some Remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus ...

Ambrose Serle - Holy Spirit - 1801
...and servants of business. So as they have no freedom, either in their persons, in their actions, or in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power,...others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising into place is laborious; and by pains men come to greater pains." Essays, § xi. These are not the...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...servants of fame, and servants of business; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing: " Cum non...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their tiroes. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lo«e liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...servants of fame ; and servants of business. So as they have no freedom either in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. " Since...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...servants of fame ; and servants of business. So as they have no freedom either in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. " Since...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...servants of fame ; and servants of business : so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...servants of fame, and servants of business; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...to greater pains; and it is sometimes base, and by inJignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...servants of fame, and servants of- business ; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...servants of fame, and servants of business; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains; VOL. III. D and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery,...
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