The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His Occasional Works: Namely Letters, Speeches, Tracts, State Papers, Memorials, Devices and All Authentic Writings Not Already Printed Among His Philosophical, Literary, Or Professional Works, כרך 2

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Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862

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עמוד 238 - ... declaration- of the practices and treasons attempted and committed by Robert late earl of Essex and his complices...
עמוד 7 - It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates, and masters, the fear of death : and therefore death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants, about him, that can win the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it...
עמוד 6 - The faults he hath he learn how to hide and colour them, but not much to amend them ; like an ill mower, that mows on still, and never whets his scythe : whereas with the learned man it fares otherwise, that he doth ever intermix the correction and amendment of his mind with the use and employment thereof.
עמוד 38 - But whether I counsel you the best, or for the best, duty bindeth me to offer to you my wishes. I said to your Lordship last time, Martha, Martha, attendls ad plurima, unum mfficit ; win the Queen : if this be not the beginning, of any other course I see no end.
עמוד 125 - I did as plainly see his overthrow chained as it were by destiny to that journey, as it is possible for a man to ground a judgment upon future contingents.
עמוד 316 - I know, and must confess, if we had failed of our ends, we should, rather than have been disappointed, even have drawn blood from herself.
עמוד 227 - I have never yet seen in any case such favour shown to any prisoner; so many digressions, such delivering of evidence by fractions, and so silly a defence of such great and notorious treasons.
עמוד 302 - Being asked upon his conscience, whether the Earl of Essex did not give him comfort, that if he came to authority, there should be a toleration for religion ? He confesseth, he should have been to blame to have denied it. [For in the Earl's usual talk he was wont to say that he liked not that any man should be troubled for his religion.]* CHRISTOPHER BLUNT.
עמוד 98 - I think, if your lordship lent your reputation in this case ; that is, to pretend, that if peace go not on, and the queen mean to make, not a defensive war as in times past, but a full re-conquest of those parts of the country, you would accept the charge ; I think it would help to settle Tyrone in his seeking accord, and win you a great deal of honour gratis.
עמוד 78 - That all houses of husbandry, that were used with twenty acres of ground and upwards, should be maintained and kept up for ever; together with a competent proportion of land to be used and occupied with them...

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