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" Certainly in taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior, for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith : It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence. "
Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ... - Page 21
by Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon : and Solomon, 1 am sure, saith, " It is the glory of a man to* pass by an offence." That which is past is gone and...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is hut even with his enemy; but in passing it OF REVENGE. 19 over he is superior ; for it is a prince's part to pardon : and Solomon, I am sure, saith, "It is the glory of a man to pni>3 by an offence." That which is passed is gone and irrecoverable,...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...of office. Certainly in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over, he is superior : for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, " It is the glory of a man to pass by an ofience." That which is past is gone and irrevocable,...
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...— Sir Thomas Browne. IN taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over, he is superior ; for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence. That which is past is gone and irrevocable,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...Certainly, in taking Revenge, a Man is but even with his Enemy ; but in paffing it over, he is fuperior : For it is a Prince's Part to pardon. And Solomon, I am fure, faith, It is the Glory of a Man to pafs by an Offence. That which is paft, is gone and irrevocable ; And wife Men have enough to do with...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior : for it is a prince's part to pardon. And Solomon, I am sure, saith, It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence? That which is past is gone and irrevocable...
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The Illustrated London magazine, ed. by R.B. Knowles, Volumes 25-26

Richard Brinsley Knowles
...SIR F. BACON. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior, for it is a prince's part to pardon ; and Solomon, I am sure, saith, " It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence." — Ibid. OUR PARIS CORRESPONDENT....
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...of office. Certainly in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over, ere those of their sure, saith, " It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence." That which is past is gone and irrevocable,...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon, Alexander Spiers, Basil Montagu - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon ; and Solomon, I am sure, saith, " It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence." That which is past is gone and irrevocable,...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...out of office. Certainly, in taking revenge a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over he is superior ; for it is a prince's part to pardon : and Solomon, I am sure, saith, ' It is the glory of a man to pass by an offence.'1 That which is past is gone and irrecoverable,...
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