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" Men in great place are thrice servants : servants of the sovereign or state ; servants of fame; and servants of business : so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek... "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 116
edited by - 1864
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Roanoke: Solving the Mystery of the Lost Colony

Lee Miller - History - 2001 - 362 pages
...the courtiers to maintain position, to distinguish themselves in order to keep from being supplanted. The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains. . . . The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which...
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Collins Quotation Finder

HarperCollins (Firm) - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 829 pages
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The Memoirs and Speeches of James, 2nd Earl Waldegrave 1742-1763

J. C. D. Clark - History - 2002 - 356 pages
...Men, God is least beholden to Kings, for he doth most for them, and they do ordinarily least for him. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty....over others, and to lose power over a Man's self. Certainly great Persons had need to borrow other Mens Opinion to think themselves happy, for if they...
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The Chief Governors: The Rise and Fall of Reform Government in Tudor Ireland ...

Ciaran Brady - History - 2002 - 344 pages
...Justice Drury, 29 May 1578, Lambeth MSS, 611, Fos. 351-60. INTERLUDE: GOVERNMENT IN IRELAND, 1536-1579 'It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose...power over others and to lose power over a man's self. (Francis Bacon) (0 In the autumn of 1578 a watershed in the course of Tudor attempts to govern Ireland...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...servants of fame;0 and servants of business. So as they have no freedom; neither in their persons,0 nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty:0 or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place0...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 28

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...with such complex variety. Were I to choose an epigraph for my paper, it would be a familiar one. ' It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty', Bacon wrote in his essay 'Of Great Place': 'or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's...
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Works of Lord Bacon 1837, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2003 - 488 pages
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Francis Bacon: A Critical Review 1883

B. G. Lovejoy - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 296 pages
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare criticism

Catherine M. S. Alexander - Drama - 2003 - 3 pages
...is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty', Bacon wrote in his essay 'Of Great Place': 'or to seek power over others and to lose power over...pains; and it is sometimes base; and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...
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The Renaissance 1929

Robert Whitney Bolwell - 2003
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