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" Yesterday I took my place in chancery, which I hold only for the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world ; but this matter of pomp, which is heaven to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at... "
Letters - Page 94
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...only from the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world: but this matter of pomp, which is heaven...purgatory at least. It is true, I was glad to see the king's choice was so generally approved." Sir Francis delivered an admirable address, on taking...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 616 pages
...only for the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world ; but this matter of pomp, which is...hell to me, or purgatory at least. It is true, I was g]ad to see that the king's choice was so generally approved ; and that I had sq much interest in mens...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1824 - 624 pages
...only for the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world; but this matter of pomp, which is heaven...choice was so generally approved; and that I had so 6rst colmuch interest in men's good will and good opinions because it maketh me the fitter instrument...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...only from the King's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved, and that I had so much interest in men's good wills and good opinions, because it tnaketh me the fitter instrument to do my master service, and my...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - 1826 - 682 pages
...only for the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world ; but this matter of pomp, which is...generally approved ; and that I had so much interest in mens good will and good opinions, because it maketh me the fitter instrument to do my master service...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 12

Francis Bacon - 1830 - 532 pages
...only from the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved ; and that I had, so much interest in men's good wills and good opinions, because it maketh me the fitter instrument to do my master service, and my...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...only from the King's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved, and that I had so much interest in men's good wills and good opinions, because it maketh me the fitter instrument to do my master service, and my...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 392 pages
...great deal of world, but this matter of pomp, * 5 Eliz. cap. 18 ; Spelman's Gloss. verb. Cancellarius. which is heaven to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at least.'* So assiduously did he engage in the duties of his office, (and it should be remembered, that his predecessor...
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Works, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841
...only from the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great ke bold to think) the wills and good opinions, because it maketh me the fitter instrument to do my master •ervice, and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1841 - 618 pages
...only from the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven to some men, is hell to rap, or purgatory at least. It is true, I was glad to see, that the king's choice was so generally...
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