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" Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators and counsellors to the winds : for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 361
by Francis Bacon - 1860
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The Apophthegms of the Ancients: Being an Historical Collection of ..., Volume 2

Desiderius Erasmus - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1753
...not help." 21. Solon compared the people to the fea, and the orators to the winds ; becaufe the fea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. 22. Being asked, whether he had given the Athenians the beft laws ? he anfwered, " The " beft of thofe...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...whether they should live or die. 61. Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators and counsellors to the winds ; for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. 62. A man being very jealous of his wife, insomuch that which way soever she went, he would be prying...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...estates of Graecia, that " he wondered how " at Athens wise men did propose, and fools did " dispose." 232. Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators...calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. 233. Socrates was pronounced by the oracle of Delphos to be the wisest man of Greece, which he would put...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...estates of Graecia, that " he wondered how " at Athens wise men did propose, and fools did " dispose." 232. Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators...calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. 233. Socrates was pronounced by the oracle of Delphos to be the wisest man of Greece, which he would put...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...estates of Graecia, that " he wondered how " at Athens wise men did propose, and fools did " dispose." 232. Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators...: for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the wjnds did not trouble it. 233. Socrates was pronounced by the oracle of Delphos to be the wisest man...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Cassius, and compare reasons. It, Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators and counsellors to the winds ; for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. Bacon'i Apophthegm!. As their small galleys may not hold compare With our tall ships. Wallet. Beyond...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines

1829
...possible. Lord Bacon says, thai " Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators and counsellors to the winds; for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it." WEW WORKS. Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia, Palestine, &c., are announced, by R. R. Madden. The author...
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Pamphlets on Turkey and Russia, XIXth cent

1836
...as would probably unseat the ministry and restore themselves to power. Solon compared the people to the sea, and orators to the winds, " for that the...be calm and quiet if the winds did not trouble it." What would he have said had he lived in the age of newspapers, and breathed the turbulent and tainted...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...whether they should live or die." 80. Solon compared the people unto the sea, and orators and counsellors to the winds : for that the sea would be calm and quiet, if the winds did not trouble it. 81. Socrates was pronounced by the oracle of Delphos to be the wisest man of Greece, which he would...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1847 - 344 pages
...voice its full and commanding tone ! " Solon compared the people the sea, and orators and counsellors the winds ; for that the sea would be calm and quiet if the winds To compare — to contrast. Things which bear some resemblance to each other may be compared. Things...
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