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The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 43
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

English literature - 1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an echpse, which is a melancholy thing. Certainly great persons had need to borrow...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

English literature - 1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Certainly great persons had need to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

English literature - 1856
...may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor : — ' The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy tiling. Certainly great persons had need to...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...persons, nor2 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...to greater pains ; and it is sometimes base and by indignities3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 40

1857
...followed, may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor: " The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Certainly great persons had need to borrow...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 40

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1857
...followed, may be seen in the impressive after-testimony of the illustrious Chancellor: " The rising into place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater...base and by indignities men come to dignities. The standmg is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...and to lofe Liberty ; or to feek Power over others, and to lofe Power over a Man's Self. The Rifing 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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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857
...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. "k It may as well be said that he despised money, because in his writings he calls riches " the baggage...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...persons, nor3 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, aud the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : ' Cum non...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...power ouer a mans sclfe. The rising vnto place is laborious, and by paines men come to greater paines: and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come...to dignities : the standing is slippery ; and the regresse is either a downefall, or at least an Ecclipse ; which is a malancholy thing. Nay, retire,...
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