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The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 43
by Francis Bacon - 1815
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1882 - 446 pages
...their 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. Nay, men cannot retire when they would,...
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 504 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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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 277 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...unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to Of life. • » * » We hope to find That help which nature meant in womankind 1 To man that supplemental...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883
...their actions, nor in their times.' And he adds, ' 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.' — Essays, p. 92, ed. 1857. * This, too, was the advice of Martial : 'Principis cst virtus maxima,...
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The Promus of Formularies and Elegancies

Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Constance Mary (Fearon) Pott, Mrs. Henry Pott - 1883 - 628 pages
...as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor iii their times, . . . the rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains. (Ess. Of Gt. Plac'i.) Princes .... have no rest. (Ess. Of Empire.) As the king is the greatest power,...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883
...men's opinions to think themselves happy, for, if they judge by their own feeling, they cannot find it The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains.' — Essays, p. 92, ed. 1857. ' Ie belief in, as Cicero uses the parent word in the following passage...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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 1 Mutual » It» own place. • Interfere. rising unto place is laborious; and by pains men come to...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - Science - 1960 - 562 pages
...allowed them to influence his decisions. This reasoning failed to placate, and he ended in disgrace: "The rising unto Place is laborious; and by pains...standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing." Such was the lawyer-like worldliness...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 99

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...; and it is sometimes base and by indignities men com* to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall. or at least an eclipse,...
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Catholic Educational Review, Volume 14

Edward Aloysius Pace, Thomas Edward Shields - Education - 1917
...freedom; neither In their persons nor In their actions, nor In their times. It Is a strange desire, 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 indignities...
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