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" But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring : for good thoughts (though God accept them, yet) towards men are little better than good dreams except they be put in act ; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding... "
So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ... - Page 219
by Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - 1845 - 242 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
...not to Will, the iccOnd n6t to Can. But Power to x!o good, is the true and lawful end of afpiring: for good thoughts (though God accept them, ) yet towards...little better than good dreams, except they be put in i •-" ' D 2 Adh and that cannot be without -Power and Place,as the Vantage and Commanding Ground....
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age. Being the Modern ...

Conduct of life - 1702 - 383 pages
...not to Cam -, but power to do Good is the true and lawful end of Afplring ; for good Thoughts, tho* God accept them, yet towards Men are little better than good Dreams, except they be put in ufe, and that cannot be without Power and Place. * XXXVII. AP/*«fhews the Man ; fomeforthe better,...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...be able. Certainly Power to oblige is the true and lawful End of Ambition. For good Thoughts, tho' God accept them, yet towards Men are little better than good Dreams, unlefs they are put in Acl; And that cannot be without fome publick Place and Power, as the Vantage...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 5

1795
...lawful end of afpiring. Good thoughts towards men are little better than good dreams, except they are put in act : and that cannot be without power and place as the vantage and commanding ground* ." Thus, in his Lordlhip's apprehenfion, the attainment of power and place is the objeft of all parties...
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The history of Catiline's conspiracy [by Sallust] with the four orations of ...

Gaius Sallustius Crispus, Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1795
...Lord Lauderdale says, " The objeft of party has at all times undoubtedly been to acquire power; for power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring. Good thoughts towards men are little better than good dreams, except they are put in aft, and that...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...resentment. JOHNSON. Good thoughts towards men are little better than good dreams, except they are put in act ; and that cannot be •without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. , BACON. €0mfmtg;f) : •PRINTED BY JOHN MOIR, ROYAL BANK CLOSE: FOR VERNOR AND HOOD IN THE POULTRY,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the latter is a curse : for in evil the best condition is not to will ; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring;...power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Men1, and good works are the end of man's motion , and conscience of the same is the accomplishment...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...best condition is not to will, the second not to can : but power to do good, is the true and awful end of aspiring: for good thoughts (though God accept them) yet towards men are E little better than good dreams, except they be put in act ; and that cannot be without power and...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...is a curse: for in eVil the best condition is not to will; the second not to can. But power to do &4 good is the true and lawful end of aspiring; for good...yet towards men are little better than good dreams, exrept they be put in act; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...whereof the latter is a curse : for in evil the best condition is not to will; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring;...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage or commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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