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" The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 43
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to tae power over a man's self. The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains ; VOL. in. • D and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : " Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose e bowed ourselves towards him and answered, " we were...great honour, and singular humanity towards us, that slipper)-, and the regress is cither a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing....
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. , It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...over a man's self. The rising unto place is laborious j and by pains men come to greater pains : and it is sometimes base ; and by indignities men come to...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's self. Certainly great persons had need to borrow other men's opinions to think themselves happy; for if they...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...persons nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude." " It is a strange desire to seek power, and lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over one's self." " Of all kind of men, God is the least beholden unto kings ; for he doth most for them,...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude." " It is a strange desire to seek power, and lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over one's self." " Of all kind of men, God is the least beholden unto kings ; for he doth most for them,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to lose...or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing In the discharge of thy place set before thee the best examples ; for imitc tion is a globe of precepts...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to lose...by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is'slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing...
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