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" Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses, so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will. "
The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining ... - Page 261
by William Oldys, John Malham - 1809
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...jealous. Wives are young mens Miftrefles, Companions for middle Age, and old mens Nurfes •, fo as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will. But yet he he was reputed one of die wifemen, that made anfwer to the qmeftion i When a man fhouldi mawy...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1806
...quarrel, as the text is now regulated. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, uses the word in the same sense : " Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses ; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry, when he will." Malone. 7 Show'd like a rehel's vihore :] I suppose...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1806
...goodness, " Be like our wan-anted quarrel." Lord Bacon, in his Essays, uses the word in the same sense: " Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry, when he will." Maione. 7 Show'd like a rehel's vihore ;] I suppose...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1806
...quarrel, as the text is now regulated. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, uses the word in the same sense : "Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses ; so as a num may have a quarrel to marry, when he will." Malone. 7 Show'd like a rehel's whore :] I suppose...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...obedience, in the wife, if she think her husband wise; which she will never do if she find him jealous. Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will: but yet he was reputed one of the wise men, that...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...solace provided for youth, a comfort for age, a knot of alliance and amity indissoluble. PUTTIKHiM. WIVES are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses : so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will : but yet, he was reputed one of the wise men, that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...obedience, in the wife, if she think her husband wise, which she will never do if she find him jealous. Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses ; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will : but yet he was reputed one of the wise men that...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1819
...obedience in the wife, if she think her husband wise, which she will never do if she find him jealous. " Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses." The last degrading sentence is found in some writer^ whose name I cannot recollect. Lady Gethin, with...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...obedience in the wife, if she thinks her husband wise, which she will never do, if she find him jealous. Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses ; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will. But yet he was reputed one of the wise men, that...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...obedience in the wife, if she thinks her husband wise, which she will never do, if she find him jealous. Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses ; so as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will. But yet he was reputed one of the wise men, that...
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