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" ... the censure of a judge, coming slow but sure, should be a brand to the guilty, and a crown to the virtuous. You will jest at any man in public, without respect of the person's dignity or your own: this disgraceth your gravity, more than it can advance... "
Letters - Page 72
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - 1702 - 416 pages
...will jeft at any man in Publick without refped: of the Perfons Dignity, or your own : This difgraceth your Gravity, more than it can advance the Opinion of your Wit ; and fo do all Adtions which we fee, you do dire&ly with a touch of vain Glory, having no refped: to the...
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A Select Collection of Original Letters: Written by the Most ..., Volume 1

John Duncombe - 1755
...You will jeft a Man in Public, without refpedl to the Perfon's Dignity, or your own. This difgraceth your Gravity more than it can advance the Opinion of your Wit ; and fo do all Actions which we fee you do directly with a Touch of Vain-glory, having no Refpect to the...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

1761 - 614 pages
...at any man in publick, without " any refpeft to the perfon's dignity or your own. This " difgraces your gravity more, than it can advance the " opinion of your wit; and fo do all actions, which we fee " you do diredlly with a touch of vain-glory. You make " the laws too...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761 - 600 pages
...at any man in publick, without " any refpect to the perfon's dignity or your own. This " difgraces your gravity more, than it can advance the '* opinion of your wit ; and fo do all actions, which we fee " you do diredlly with a touch of vain-glory. You make " the laws too...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 540 pages
...jest at any man in public, without any respect to the person's dignity, or your own. This disgraces your gravity more than it can advance the opinion of your wit ; and so do all your actions, which we see you do directly with a touch of vainglory. You make the laws too much lean...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 538 pages
...jest at any man in public, without any respect to the person's dignity, or your own. This disgraces your gravity more than it can advance the opinion of your wit; and so do all your actions, which we see you do directly with a touch of vainglory. You make the laws too much lean...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 626 pages
...jest at any man in public, without any respect to the person's dignity, or your own. This disgraces your gravity, more than it can advance the opinion of your wit; and so do all your actions, which we see you do directly with a touch of vain-glory. You make the laws too much lean...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816 - 616 pages
...This disgraces your gravity, more than it can advance the opinion off your wit; and so do all your actions, which we see you do directly with a touch of vain-glory. You make the laws too much lean to your opinion, whereby you show yourself to be ji legal tyrant, &c."...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 616 pages
...will jest at any man in public, without respect of the person's dignity or your own : this disgraceth your gravity, more than it can advance the opinion...law to lean too much to your opinion, whereby you shew yourself to be a legal tyrant, striking with that weapon where you please, since you are able...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 616 pages
...will jest at any man in public, without respect of the person's dignity or your own : this disgraceth your gravity, more than it can advance the opinion...law to lean too much to your .opinion, whereby you shew yourself to be a legal tyrant, striking with that weapon where you please, since you are able...
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