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" I would to God that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service, but cannot fly, because I am tied to another's fist. But, meanwhile, I continue my presumption of... "
Letters - Page 1
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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Francis Bacon - 1819 - 616 pages
...wherein I would to God, that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...cannot fly because I am tied to another's fist. But mean while, I continue my presumption of making to your Majesty my poor oblation of a garment ; as...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 616 pages
...wherein I would to God, that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...cannot fly because I am tied to another's fist. But mean while, I continue my presumption of making to your Majesty my poor oblation of a garment; as unworthy...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1824 - 624 pages
...wherein 1 would to God, that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...cannot fly because I am tied to another's fist. But mean while, I continue my presumption of making to your majesty my poor oblation of a garment ; as...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - 1826 - 682 pages
...when I see occasion of service, but cannot fly, because I am tied to another's fist. But mean while, I continue my presumption of making to your Majesty...all the happiness I aspire unto. IV. TO THE QUEEN a. IT .MAY I'LEASE YOUR SACRED MAJESTY, I WOULD not fail to give your Majesty my most humble and due...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 12

Francis Bacon - 1830 - 530 pages
...wherein I would to God, that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that 1 could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...to both : which is all the happiness I aspire unto. A Letter of Advice to the Earl of Essex, to take upon him the Care of Irish Causes, when Mr. Secretary...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 12

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1830 - 532 pages
...wherein I would to God, that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service, but cannot fly because I am tied to another'* fist. But meanwhile, I continue my presumption of making to your majesty, my poor oblation...
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A New Dictionary of the English Language, Volume 1

Charles Richardson - 1836 - 136 pages
...Act iv. Sc. 1. Would to God that I were hooded, that I saw less or could perform more : for now I am like a hawk that bates. when I see occasion of service, but cannot fly, became I am tied to another's fist. Sacón to Queen Elizabeth. Worla, Ш. 178. BATTEL. A tattle wile...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841 - 618 pages
...wherein I would to God that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...to both : which is all the happiness I aspire unto. AN ANSWER OP MY LORD OF ESSEX, TO A LETTER OF MB. BACON'8. (See p. 8.) MR. BACON, I can neither expound,...
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...were hooded, that I saw less; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bales, favours; and his virtue of access is rather because...press, than he giveth easy audience: he hasteneth AN ANSWER OF MY LORD OF ESSEX, TO A LETTER OF MR. BACON'8. (See p. 8.) MR. BACON, I can neither expound,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 614 pages
...wherein I would to God that I were hooded, that I saw less ; or that I could perform more : for now I am like a hawk, that bates, when I see occasion of service,...fist. But, meanwhile, I continue my presumption of making1 to your majesty my poor oblation of a garment, as unworthy the wearing as his service that...
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