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" For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age. "
Letters - Page 273
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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Miscellanies

Stephen Collins - 1842 - 318 pages
...of all that are gone; and to have opened the eyes of all that are to come." Bacon said of himself, "For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age." Thus, with a proud consciousness of his genius, he, who called himself "the servant...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 520 pages
...understand those striking words which have been often quoted, but which we must quote once more ; " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age." His confidence was just. From the day of his death his fame has been constantly and...
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The New Englander, Volumes 19-20

1861 - 1148 pages
...remembered, put on record the following solemn appeal to the coming generations : " For my memory I bequeath it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." Whether we are to consider the bold attempt to clear the fair fame of Lord Bacon, which Mr. William...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 10

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1852 - 688 pages
...and repeating them. And thus lingering, this becomes a requiem, singing itself in our thoughts, — "to men's charitable speeches and to foreign nations and the next ages." ART. II.— ETHICS OF EDITORSHIP. Reply to the strictures of Lord Mahon and others, on the mode of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855 - 602 pages
...snow had succeeded excellently well." His will contains the strikingly prophetic passage — " For ray name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages. His writings may be divided into — 1. Scientific ; 2. Moral and Historical ; 3. Epistolary and Miscellaneous....
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 680 pages
...my mansion-house of Gorhambury, and it is the only Christian church within the walls of old Verulam. For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations, and the next ages." He was of course buried where he desired. The accomplishments...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - 1844 - 512 pages
...my mansion-house of Gorhambury, and it is the only Christian church within the walls of Old Verulam. For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations, and the next ages." He was of course buried where he desired ; his faithful friend...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 336 pages
...my mansion-house of Gorhambury, and it is the only Christian church within the walls of old Verulam. For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations, and the next ages." He was of course buried where he desired. The accomplishments...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...Alderman of London. The most memorable bequest in this last will of Bacon's is the following : — " For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." A modest yet withal lofty appeal ; and one which has not been made in vain. ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS....
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Curiosities of Literature: And the Literary Character Illustrated

Isaac Disraeli - 1846 - 540 pages
...With a noble perception of his own genius, Lord Bacon, in his prophetic will, thus expresses 'himself. 'For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages.1 Before the times of Galileo and Harvey, the world believed in tha stagnation of the blood, and...
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