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" But thus much is certain; that he that commands the sea is at great liberty, and may take as much and as little of the war as he will; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times nevertheless in great straits. "
The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ... - Page 116
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...been final to the War ; but this has been, when the Fortune of the whole War has been put upon fuch Battels. But thus much is certain, that he that commands the Sea, is at great Liberty, and can takę as much, and as little of the War> as he will: Whereas, on the contrary, hfc that is ftrongeft...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...been final to the war; but this is when princes, or states, have set up their rest upon the battles; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...been final to the war ; but this is when princes or states have set up their rest upon the battles ; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will ; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...been final to the war ; but this is when Princes or States have set up their rest upon the battles. But thus much is certain, that he that commands the sea, is at great 11 liberty, and may take as much, and as little of the war, as he will ; whereas those that be strongest...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...been final to the war ; but this is when Princes or States have set up their rest upon the battles. But thus much is certain, that he that commands the sea, is at great M liberty, and may take as much, and as little of the war, as he will ; whereas those that be strongest...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...been final to the war ; but this is, when princes or states have set up their rest upon the battles. But thus much is certain ; that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will. Whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...been final to the war: but this is when princes, or states, have set up their rest upon the battles; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will; whereas those that be strongest by land, are manj tiroes, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...been final to the war : but this is when princes, or states, have set up their rest upon the battles ; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...been final to the war : but this is when princes, or states, have set up their rest upon the battles ; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will ; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...been final to the war: but this is when princes, or states, have set up their rest upon the battles; but thus much is certain, that he that commands the...much and as little of the war as he will; whereas those that be strongest by land are many times, nevertheless, in great straits. Surely, at this day,...
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