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" That a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire of some things which they principally take to heart ; the bestowing of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 129
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Old English Bible Words

Jonathan Eastwood - Bible - 1866 - 564 pages
...works of mercy. Serm. p. 23. Bacon uses 'bestowing' as a substantive, for placing or settling in life : Men have their time, and die many times in desire...heart ; the bestowing of a child, the finishing of a worke, or the like. Ess. xxvu. p. 1 14. Bethink, v. refl. (i Kin. viii. 47 ; 2 Chr. yi. 37). A.-S....
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The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Old English Bible Words

Jonathan Eastwood - Bible - 1866 - 564 pages
...of mercy. Serm. p. 23.^ Bacon uses 'bestowing' as a substantive, for placing or settling in life : Men have their time, and die many times in desire...things, which they principally take to heart ; the bcstowinfj of a child, the finishing of a worke, or the like. Ess. xxvn. p. 114. a north-country word...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...is another himself;" for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die [35] many times in desire of some things which they principally...finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a [36] true friend, he may rest almost secure that the care of those things will continue after him ;...
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...the ancients to say " that a friend is another himself;" for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire...of some things which they principally take to heart — 2cthe bestowing of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true friend,...
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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...ancients, to say, ' that a friend is another himself,' for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire...; so that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his desires. A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place ; but where friendship is, all offices...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...ancients, to say, ' that a friend is another himself,' for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire...that the care of those things will continue after him ; BO that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his desires. A man hath a body, and that body is confined...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 388 pages
...the Ancients, to say, That a Frend is another Himselfe: For that a Frend is farre more then Himselfe. Men have their Time, and die many times in desire...Heart ; The bestowing of a Child, The Finishing of a Worke, Or the like. If a Man have a true Frend, he may rest almost secure, that the Care of those Things,...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...the ancients, to say " that a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself." Men have their time, and die many times in desire...; so that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his desires. A man-hath a body, and that body is confined to a place ; but where friendship is, all offices...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...times in desire of2 some things which they principally take to heart : 3 the bestowing of a child,4 the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have...; so that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his desires. A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place ; but where friendship is, all offices...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...ancients, to say, ' that a friend is another himself,' for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire...him; so that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his'desires. A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place; but where friendship is, all...
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