THE WORKS OF FRANCIS BACON

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Page 221 - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 151 - Learning, that of Henry VII. , that of the Essays, being re tractate, and made more perfect, well translated into Latin by the help of some good pens, which forsake me not. For these modern languages will, at one time or other, play the bankrupts with books; and since I have lost much time with this age, I would be glad, as God shall give me leave, to recover it with posterity.
Page 391 - But things which are equal to the same are equal to one another || ; therefore CA is equal to CB ; wherefore CA,
Page 345 - MAN, as the minister and Interpreter of Nature, does and understands as much as his observations on the Order of Nature, either with regard to things or the mind, permit him, and neither knows nor is capable of more.
Page 22 - I have brought unto you gemitum columbcz from others ; now I bring it from myself. I fly unto Your Majesty with the wings of a dove, which once within these seven days I thought would have carried me a higher flight. "When I enter into myself I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been, as Your Majesty knoweth best, never author of any immoderate counsel, but always desired to have things carried suavibus modis.
Page 38 - His speech is swift and cursory, and in the full dialect of his country ; and in speech of business, short; in speech of discourse, large. He aflecteth popularity by gracing such as he hath heard to be popular, and not by any fashions of his own : he is thought somewhat general in his favours ; and his virtue of access is rather, because he is much abroad and in press, than that he giveth easy audience.
Page 283 - ... it be authority by his will to declare and appoint uses, and then though it were knight's service land, he might dispose the whole.
Page 232 - THE benignity of the law is such, as, when to preserve the principles and grounds of law it depriveth a man of his remedy without his own fault, it will rather put him in a better degree and condition than in a worse; for if it disable him to pursue his action, or to make his claim, sometimes it will give him the thing itself by operation of law without any act of his own, sometimes it will give him a more beneficial remedy.
Page 39 - ... his speech is swift and cursory, and in the full dialect of his country, and in speech of business short, in speech of discourse large : he affecteth popularity, by gracing such as he hath heard to be popular, and not by any fashions of his own. He is thought somewhat...
Page 223 - IT were infinite for the law to judge the causes of causes, and their impulsions one of another ; therefore, it contenteth itself with the immediate cause, and judgeth of acts by that, without looking to any further degree, e H.

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