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" I have passed through, this writing seemeth to me, si nunquam fallit imago, as far as a man can judge of his own work, not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are in tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord ... - Page 216
by Francis Bacon - 1824
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 2

Basil Montagu - 1812
...much better than that noise or sound which mu" sicians make while they are tuning their instru" ments, which is nothing pleasant to hear, but yet " is a...the instruments of " the Muses, that they may play who have better " hands. And, surely, when I set before me the " condition of these times, from the...
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The retrospective review, Volume 4

1821
...judge of his own work, not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant...tune the instruments of the muses, that they may play who have better hands. And, surely, when I set before me the condition of these times in which learning...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821
...judge of his own work, not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant to hear, but yet is a cause vrhy the music is sweeter afterwards. So have I been content to tune the instruments of the muses,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...judge of his own work, not much better than the noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant...muses, that they may play that have better hands." To posterity and distant ages Bacon bequeathed his good name, and posterity and distant ages will do...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825
...judge of his own work), not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments ; which is nothing pleasant...sweeter afterwards: so have I been content to tune the instru• ments of the muses, that they may play that have better hands. And surely, when I set before...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...judge of his own work, not much better than the noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments, which is nothing pleasant...muses, that they may play that have better hands." do Lira ample justice. Wisdom herself has suffered in his disgrace, but year after year brings to light...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...judge of his own work), not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments ; which is nothing pleasant...is sweeter afterwards : so have I been content to rune the instruments of the muses, that they may play that have better hands. And surely, when I set...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - 1841 - 410 pages
...which is nothing pleasant to heare, but yet is a cause why the musique is sweeter afterwards. So haue I been content to tune the instruments of the Muses, that they may play that haue better hands. And surely when I set before me the condition of these times, in which learning...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...judge of his own work, not much better than that noise or sound which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments; which is nothing pleasant...may play that have better hands. And surely, when 1 set before me the condition of these times, in which learning hath made her third visitation or circuit...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...which musicians make while they are tuning their instruments; which is nothing pleasant to hear, hut yet is a cause why the music is sweeter afterwards :"so have I heen content to tune the instruments of the muses, that they may play that have hetter hands. And surely,...
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