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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 Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...power over a man's self. The rising unto place is labo1 Btctt itaque reefptum tit itlud diverltium : Amare et sapere vi\ Deo conceditur. rious; and by...
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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857
...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...power over others and to lose power over a man's self. "k It may as well be said that he despised money, because in his writings he calls riches " the baggage...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 40

1857
...followed, 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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 40

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1857
...followed, 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...base and by indignities men come to dignities. The standmg is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...and to lofe Liberty ; or to feek Power over others, and to lofe Power over a Man's Self. The Rifing unto Place is laborious ; and by Pains Men come to greater Pains ; and it is fometimes bafe ; and by Indignities Men come to Dignities. The Standing is flippery, and the Regrefs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...seruants of fame, and seruants of businesse. So as they haue no freedome, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to secke power, and to lose liberty: or to seeke power ouer others, and to lose power ouer a mans sclfe....
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...semante of fame, and seruants of businesse. So as they haue no freedome, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seeke power, and to lose liberty: or to seeke power ouer others, and to lose power ouer a mans selfe....
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The Life and Correspondence of Francis Bacon

J. F. Foard - 1861 - 568 pages
...barrister is now advancing, but when he has attained the summit of his ambition he will write : — " It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose...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." This is...
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 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 above 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.) - 1864
...of fame, and servants of business ; so as ' they have no freedom, neither 2 in their persons, nor2 in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities 3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...
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