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" In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself, let him set hours for it ; but whatsoever is agreeable to his nature, let him take no care for any set times ; for his thoughts will fly to it of themselves, so as the spaces of other business or studies... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 466
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...Riches are the baggage of virtue, they can't be spar'd nor left behind, but they hinder the march. " A man's nature runs either to herbs or weeds, therefore...him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. " Fame is like a river that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid....
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...when they converse in those things which they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commands himself, let him set hours for it, but whatsoever...for his thoughts will fly to it of themselves, so that the intervals of other business or studies will suffice. A man's nature runs either to herbs or...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...they may say, " multum incola fuit anima mea," when they converse in those things they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself,...him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. OF Custom ann (ZEDucation, MEN'S thoughts are much according to their inclination; their discourse...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...may say, " multum incola fuit ani" ma mea," when they converse in those things they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself,...him seasonably water the one and destroy the other. OF CUSTOM AND EDUCATION. MEN'S thoughts are much according to their inclination; their discourse and...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...say, ^'My mind has wandered to many objects;" when they converse in those things they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself,...him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. avco IVJ.EN'8 thoughts are much according to their inclination, their discourse and speeches according...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...objects;" when they converse in those things they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commandetl! upon himself, let him set hours for it ; but whatsoever...him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. <Df (fugtom attfr {Eduration. IVlEN'S thoughts are much according to their inclination, their discourse...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...commandeth upon himself, let him sct hours for it ; but whatsoever is agreeable to his uature,-let him take no care for any set times ; for his thoughts...business or studies will suffice. A man's nature runs cither to herbs or weeds ; therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. XL. OF...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...they may say, "multum incola fuit anima mea," when they converse in those things they do not affect. In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself,...him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other. XL. OF CUSTOM AND EDUCATION. MEN'S thoughts are much according to their inclination; their discourse...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
..." multum incohi fuit anima mea," when they converse in those things they do not affect. In stndies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself, let him set hours for it ; but whatsoever is agreeable to liis nature, let him take no care for any set times ; for his thoughts will fly to it of themselves,...
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Essay on Instinct, and Its Physical and Moral Relations

Thomas Hancock - Instinct - 1824 - 551 pages
...MD Kor Mensem raise o'er Instinct, as you can; In this 'tis God directs, in tlmt 'tis tnau. I'OPE. A man's nature runs either to herbs or weeds: therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy tlic other. BALO.V. ri:i\ II 1 AND l>l I-.I l-li I 11 BY WILLIAM PHILLIPS, r,:"l!i,l VARI> LOMH\RI>...
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