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" As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers... "
The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal - Page 99
1833
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The Topographer: Containing a Variety of Original Articles ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Great Britain - 1790
...Bacon,*) " to fee an ancient caftle or build•' ing, ťot in decay ; or to fee a fair timber-tree " found and perfect : how much more to behold " an ancient noble family, Which hath ftood againft - '* the waves and Weathers of time. For new no' " bility is but the act of pu'wcr j...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1854
...Massachusetts or Connecticut can pronounce the name of WINTHROP with indifference. " It is," says Lord Bacon, " a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building...sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient family which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time ! " Soon after the almost total destruction...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...with a celebrated, and often-cited passage from Lord Bacon. " As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or...behold an ancient noble family, •which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time. Those that are first raised to nobility, are commonly more...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...it maketh a kind of disproportion between honour and means. As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or...to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time? for new nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...maketh a kind of disproportion between honour and means. IBID. AS for nobility, in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle, or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...with a celebrated, and often -cited passage from Lord Bacon. " As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or...behold an ancient noble family, which' hath stood against the waves and weathers of time. Those that are first raised to nobility, are commonly more...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...it maketh a kind of disproportion between honour and means. As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or...behold an ancient noble family, which hath' stood against the waves and weathers of time ? for new nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...with a celebrated and often-cited passage from Lord Bacon. " As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...it maketh a kind of disproportion between honour and means. As for Nobility in particular persons : it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay ; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...it maketh a kind of disproportion between honour and means. As for Nobility in particular persons : it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay ; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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