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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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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, • Amare et sapere vix Deo conceditur. Pub. Syr. Sent. 15. (AL ii. prooe. 15.) and the regress is...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...servants of fame ; and servants of business : so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor ed friends, and allowed others likewise to and the regress is cither a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. " Cum non...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices, Or, Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1855 - 343 pages
...in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to...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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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 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 desire to seek power and lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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 downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 342 pages
...in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to...come to greater pains, and it is sometimes base and bv indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regrcsis either a downfall...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...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. Certainly...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...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 tiling. Certainly...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 99

English literature - 1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an echpse, which is a melancholy thing. Certainly...
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