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" The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by 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... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 43
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...persons, nor2 in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty, or to seek power over others, and to lose...to greater pains : and it is sometimes base and by indignities3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall,...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...Power over a Mans Selfe. The Rising unto Place is Laborious ; And by Paines Men come to greater Paines; And it is sometimes base; And by Indignities, Men...come to Dignities. The standing is slippery, and the Regresse, is either a downefall, or at least an Eclipse, which is a Melancholy Thing. Cum nan sis,...
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A Thousand and one gems of English prose

English prose literature - 1872 - 534 pages
...persons ; nor in their actions ; nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power, and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...indignities, men come to dignities. The standing is slipper)', and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing...
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A school manual of English grammar. By W. Smith and T.D. Hall. [With] Key

sir William Smith, Theophilus Dwight Hall - 1873
...praise o man's self [se ipsum laudare] cannot be decent." (Essays, Praise.) " It is a strange desire to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self." (Ib. Of Great Pomr.) It is not included by Johnson among the compounds of self, but occurs in writers...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Franklin Fiske Heard - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...persons, nor' in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty, or to seek power over others, and to lose...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing: ' Cum non sis qui fueris non esse cur...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...their actions, nor in their times. 4 It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty, or 5 to seek power over others, and to lose power over...laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains ; 6 and it is sometimes base, and by indignities 7 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery,...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a s strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty : or to seek power over others and to lose...by indignities men come to dignities. The standing 10 is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 pages
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities 8 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...
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Examination Christmas,1875

Education Department,London - 1876
...esperance, lives not ш fear ; The lamentable change is from the best ; The worst returns to laughter. (if) The rising unto place is laborious and by pains men...The standing is slippery and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse which is a melancholy thing. () Counsellors should not be too speculative...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self. LORD BACON : Essay XI., Of Great Place. Nay, retire men cannot when they would, neither will they when...
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