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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 LIVES OF CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...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"^ It may as well be said that he despised money, because in his writings he calls riches " the baggage...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...and to lofe Liberty ; or to feek Power over others, and to lofe Power over a Man's Self. The Rifmg unto Place is laborious ; and by Pains Men come to greater Pains : and it is fometimes bafe ; and by Indignities, Men come to Dignities. The Standing is flippery, and the Regrefs...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, • Amare et sapere vix Deo conceditur. Pub. Syr. Sent. 15. (AL ii. prooe. 15.) and the regress is...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose few to be chewed and digested ; that is, some books...deputy, and extracts made of them by others ; but cither a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. " Cum non sis qui fueris, non...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 pages
...their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and 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 esae cur...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices, Or, Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1855 - 343 pages
...their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and 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 cur...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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 cur...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 342 pages
...their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to lose...come to greater pains, and it is sometimes base and bv indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regrcsis either a downfall...
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