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" HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost.... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 222
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...Prefident of Pern, and Socrates may go like wife amongft them, with others. XLV. Of Building. HOVSES are built to live in, and not to look on : Therefore let Ufe be preferred before Uniformity,* except where both may be had. Leave the goodly Fabricks of Hmfes,...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1772
...buildings intended to pleafe jhe eye, they are all equally effential. By many writers it * " Houfes are built to live in, and not to look on " therefore let ufe be preferred before uniformity, ex" cept where both may be had." Lo. Peru/am, e,\fay 4.5. it is...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...flourish upon your various lections. IBID. D BUILDINGS. HOUSES were built to live in, and not to look 011; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity,...the poets, who build them with small cost. He that buildeth a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth himself to prison. Neither do I: reckon it an ill...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
..../Esop, Gasca, president of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look', on...palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. Me, that builds a fair > house upon an ill seat, committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...displease : the faults arc obvious; and the difficulty of doing better is known to the artist only.* * " Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;..." use be preferred before uniformity, except where boih may be had." f Nothing can be more evident, than that the form of a dwelling-house ought to be...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...jEsop, Gasca President of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. Of .H OUSES are built to live in, and not to look on : therefore...preferred before uniformity, except where both may be hud. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who...
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The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A General View of the Rules and ...

Sir John Sinclair - Health - 1818 - 90 pages
...107. • Varro, de RR lib. 1, cap. 12. J Columella, lib. 1, c. 5. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, says, " he that " builds a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth...himself to prison ; neither " do I reckon it an ill scat where the air ii unwholesome, but likewise " where it is unequal; as you nhall see many fine seats...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...Gasca President of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. <Df tiuilftf ng. -HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on : therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, excqpt where both may be had. Leave the OF BUILDING. J69 goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only,...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...Gasca president of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. ., XLV. OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...the goodly fabrics of houses for beauty only, to the inehanted palaces of the poets : who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...Gasca president of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. XLV. OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, ex- . cept where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses for beauty only, to the inchanted...
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