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" ... of their children, as thinking they will take best to that which they have most mind to. It is true, that if the affection, or aptness, of the children be extraordinary, then it is good not to cross it; but generally the precept is good. Optimum elige,... "
The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil, & Advancement of Learning - Page 13
by Francis Bacon - 1900 - 422 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...younger Brothers are commonly fortunate, but feldom or never where *he elder are difinherited. Of VI i I. Of Marriage and Single Life. HE that hath Wife and Children, hath given hoftages to Fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprifes, either of Vertue or Mifchie£ Certainly...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...children, as thinking they will take best to that which they have most mind to. It is true, that if ih'e affection, or aptness, of the children be extraordinary,...seldom or never where the. elder are disinherited. OF Carriage anD Single life. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...applied, (for the Earl of Northampton was both a bachelor and a student) Lord Bacon's observation : " he that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprizes, either to virtue or mischief 1 "." He was chancellor of the University in ifil I : he...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...; but generally the precept is good, " opti" mum elige, suave et facile illud faciet con" suetudo." Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. v OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune ; for...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...generally the precept is good, " Choose that which is best ; habit will soon make it pleasant and easy :" younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. fMarriagr antr jinglr Jrt E that hath Wife and Children, hath given hostages to fortune ; for they...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...generally the precept is good, " Choose that which "is best; habit will soon make it pleasant and easy :" younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. ©f JWarrtafltf airtr jingle .HE that hath Wife and Children, hath given hostages to fortune ; for...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...cross it; but generally the precept is good, " optimum elige, suave et facile illud fnciet consuetude." Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom...children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediincuts to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...it ; but generally the precept is good, " optimum elige, suave et facile illnd faciet consuetnde." Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom...SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostage? to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...care not, though they pass not through their own body. And, to say truth, in nature it is much alike matter; insomuch that we see a nephew sometimes resembleth...where the elder are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AXD SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...but generally the precept is good, " optimum " elige, suave et facile illud faciet consuetude." — Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom...are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE * ^J He that hath wife and* children hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great...
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