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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Page 268
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for, if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...why you should wish to live." Nay, retire men cannot when thev would ; neither will they, when it was reason ; but are impatient of privateness, even in...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions, to think themselves happy ; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...neither will they, when it was reason ; but are impatient of privateness, even in age and sickness, whtch require the shadow : like old townsmen, that will...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions, to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum uon sis qui fueris, non esse cur velis vivcre ?" Nay, retire men cannot when they would, neither will...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis quijueris, non esse cur veils vivtre ? Nay, retire men cannot when they would ; neither will...scorn. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other mens opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis quifucris, non esse cur velis vivere ? Nay, retire men cannot...require the shadow : like old townsmen, that will he still sitting at their street door, though thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great persons...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...inJignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing:...though thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great person* had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur velis viyere ?" Nay, retire men cannot when they would, neither will...impatient of privateness even in age and sickness, which reqmre the shadow ; like old townsmen, that will be still sitting at their street door, though thereby...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur vc/is vivere ? Nay, retire men cannot when they would; neither...thereby they offer age to scorn. Certainly great persons T2 had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they judge by their own...
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