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" As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers... "
Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche). - Page 360
by James Roche - 1850
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The Topographer: Containing a Variety of Original Articles ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Great Britain - 1790
...Bacon,*) " to fee an ancient caftle or build•' ing, ťot in decay ; or to fee a fair timber-tree " found and perfect : how much more to behold " an ancient noble family, Which hath ftood againft - '* the waves and Weathers of time. For new no' " bility is but the act of pu'wcr j...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1854
...can pronounce the name of WINTHROP with indifference. " It is," says Lord Bacon, " a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay,...sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient family which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time ! " Soon after the almost total destruction...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...disproportion between honour and means. As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay,...hath stood against the waves and weathers of time? for new nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility is the act of time. Those that are first...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...disproportion between honour and means. IBID. AS for nobility, in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle, or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...often -cited passage from Lord Bacon. " As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay...hath stood against the waves and weathers of time. Those that are first raised to nobility, are commonly more virtuous * but less q Here virtuous must...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...disproportion between honour and means. As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay,...hath' stood against the waves and weathers of time ? for new nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility is the act of time. Those that are...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...often-cited passage from Lord Bacon. " As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...disproportion between honour and means. As for Nobility in particular persons : it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay ; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...disproportion between honour and means. As for Nobility in particular persons : it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay ; or to see a fair timber-tree sound and perfect ; how much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...disproportion between honour and means. As for nobility in particular persons ; it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay...hath stood against the waves and weathers of time ? for new nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility is the act of time. Those that are...
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