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" The word is late, but the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's epistles to Lucilius, if you mark them well, are but essays, that is, dispersed meditations, though conveyed in the form of epistles. "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Letters - Page 44
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...down rather significantly than curiously, which I have called Essays. The word is late, but the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's epistles to Lucilius, if...worthy of your highness, for what can be worthy of you 1 But my hope is, they may be as grains of salt, that will rather give you an appetite than offend...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...rather signi" ficantly than curiously, which I have called Essays. " The word is late, but the thing is ancient ; for " Seneca's epistles to Lucilius,...labours of mine, I know, cannot be worthy of your a highness, for what can be worthy of you ? But my " hope is, they may be as grains of salt, that will...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 350 pages
...down rather significantly than curiously, which I have called Essays. 1 be word is late, but the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's epistles to Lucilius, if...worthy of your highness, for what can be worthy of you 1 But my hope is, they may be as grains of salt, that will rather give you an appetite than offend...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - 1838 - 660 pages
...down rather significantly than curiously, which I have called Essays. The word is late, but the thing is ancient; for Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius, if you mark them well, arc but essays, that is, dispersed meditations, though conveyed in the form of epistles. "£ This invaluable...
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth ..., Volume 3

Henry Hallam - 1839
...down rather significantly than curiously, which I have called Essays. The word is late, but the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius, if...meditations, though conveyed in the form of epistles." The resemblance, at all events, to Montaigne is not greater than might be expected in two men equally...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...have called Essays. The word is late but the thing is ancient; for Seneca's Epistles to |л ,ci | ins- if you mark them well, are but essays, that is, dispersed...know, cannot be worthy of your Highness, for what can bfi worthy of you ? But my hope is, they may be as grains of salt, that will rather give you an appetite...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 pages
...down rather significantly than curiously, *hich I have called Essays. The word is late, lut the thing is ancient; for Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius, if you mark them well, are but essays, that is, dis[«•rsod meditations, though conveyed in the form of epistles." ф This invaluable 4l>rk, in a...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 692 pages
...curiously, •'•"h I have called Essays. The word is late, l>ut the thing is ancient; for V'ia's Epistles to Lucilius, if you mark them well, are but essays, that is, dis• '-••) meditations, though conveyed in the form of epistles." ± This invaluable r*. in a...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...notes, set down rather significantly than anxiously." " The word," he coutinr " is late, but the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius, if...meditations, though conveyed in the form of Epistles." As for the present compositions, he adds, he has " endeavoured to make them not vulgar, but of a nature...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...set down rather significantly than anxiously." " The word," he continues, " is late, hut the thing is ancient ; for Seneca's Epistles to Lucilius, if you mark them well, are hut Essays, that is, dispersed meditations, though conveyed in the form of" Epistles." As for the present...
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