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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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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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1867 - 426 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 [2] and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising...
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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...sovereign or State, servants of fame, and servants of business; so as1 they have no freedom, neither2 in their persons, nor2 in their actions, nor in their...to greater pains : and it is sometimes base and by indignities3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall,...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...servants of fame, and servants of business ; so as1 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 downfall, or at least...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: And His Cato Major, an Essay on Old ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1868 - 343 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 over others and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...Servants of Fame ; and Servants of Businesse. So as they have 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 Libertie ; Or to seeke Power over others, and to loose Power over a Mans Selfe....
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...servants of fame ; and servants of business. So 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 slipper)', and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...Imbaseth] Degrades. 5 In great Place] Lat. In magistrate collocati. Place is official dignity or authority. desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty ; or to...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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A school manual of English grammar. By W. Smith and T.D. Hall. [With] Key

sir William Smith - 1873
...praise o man's self [se ipsum laudare] cannot be decent." (Essays, Praise.) " It is a strange desire to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self." (Ib. Of Great Pomr.) It is not included by Johnson among the compounds of self, but occurs in writers...
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