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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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...servants of fame, and servants of business; so as1 they have no freedom, neither3 in their persons, nor3 in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...pains; and it is sometimes base and by indignities' men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, aud the regress is either a downfall, or at least...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...seruants of fame, and seruants of businesse. So as they haue no freedome, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to secke power, and to lose liberty: or to seeke power ouer others, and to lose power ouer a mans sclfe....
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...semante of fame, and seruants of businesse. So as they haue no freedome, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seeke power, and to lose liberty: or to seeke power ouer others, and to lose power ouer a mans selfe....
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - Ethics - 1860 - 504 pages
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The life and correspondence of Francis Bacon [by J. F. Foard].

J F. Foard - 1861
...barrister is now advancing, but when he has attained the summit of his ambition he will write : — " It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose...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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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 pages
...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 power and lose liberty; or to seek power above others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...seruants of fame, and seruants of businesse. So as they haue no freedome, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seeke power, and to lose liberty : or to seeke power ouer others, and to lose power ouer a mans selfe....
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Gems of literature, elegant, rare and suggestive

1866
...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...pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...some men is merely local. They are great, because their associates are little. JOHNSON. GEEAT PLACE. 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 men's opinions to think themselves happy ;...
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...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 power and to lose liberty; to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place is laborious;...
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