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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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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - Education - 1909 - 332 pages
...time, and die many times in desire of some things which they principally take to heart; the bestowing1" of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like....the care of those things will continue after him. So that_ajjjan hath, as it were, two lives in his desires. A man', hath a bo3y, and that body is confined...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - 1909 - 347 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...which they principally take to heart; the bestowing 1 " of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true friend, he may rest almost...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time,-8 and die many times in desire of^o , his contemporaries; there is the rude sweetness of a Scotch tune i child,30 the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure...
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Friendship the Master-passion: Or, The Nature and History of Friendship, and ...

Henry Clay Trumbull - Friendship - 1912 - 413 pages
...life and death is true, unto the end ; " and the end of life is not a changeless friendship's end. " Men have their time, and die many times in desire...some things which they principally take to heart," says Bacon ; " the bestowing of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true...
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Alfred the Great, His Life and Times

George Frederick Bosworth - 1914 - 200 pages
...should continue, and, like a true statesman, he made provision for the future. Lord Bacon says : " If a man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure that the care of these things will continue after him." It was in this spirit that Alfred worked, that he might leave...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...the ancients, to say, that a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself. e neither make ourselves poor by our improvidence...are sold : most of the intermediate arc also slaves, desires. A man hath a Ixxly, and that body is confined to a place; but where friendship is, all offices...
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The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - English essays - 1916 - 471 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...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 offices...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...the ancients, to say, thai a friend is another himself; for that a friend is far more than himself. she has heart to be gay. When will the dancers leave her alone? deskes. A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place; but where friendship is, all offices...
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The Warner Library, Volume 2

Literature - 1917
...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...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 offices...
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...the ancients,54 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...some things which they principally take to heart; the bestowing55 of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true friend, he may rest...
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