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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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The Christian Observatory, Volume 1

Alexander Wilson M'Clure - 1847 - 592 pages
...truth of his own convictions, uttered in that memorable sentence affixed to his last testament : " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age." Who would compare the Puritan preacher at Leyden with the friend of monarchs, and...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 3

George Lillie Craik - 1847 - 276 pages
...most memorable bequest in this last will of Bacon's is the following : — " For my name and memory 1 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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The North American Review, Volume 65

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1847 - 550 pages
...his will, he said, with a tone which rises into sublimity, — " For my name and memory, I leave them to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages." The love and reverence, which he could not secure in his elevation, came to him unsolicited in his...
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The North American Review, Volume 65

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1847 - 546 pages
...his will, he said, with a tone which rises into sublimity, — " For my name and memory, I leave them to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages." The love and reverence, which he could not secure in his elevation, came to him unsolicited in his...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...whom the wall of Shilo fell :'* And in his will, after desiring to be buried by his motber, he says, " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." It is hoped that documents are now in existence, by which the whole of this transaction may, without...
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Notes and Queries

1888
...University of Glasgow. Part I. Bacon' i Life. ( Blackwood fc Sons. ) THOUGH BJCOD left hie name and memory " to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages,' he could scarcely have fore?een the endless controversy -which was to arise over the bequest. No Chancery...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1850 - 338 pages
...we 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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 588 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." This passage, not to be seen till he was at rest from his labours,...
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Notes and Queries

1888 - 564 pages
...Readert. Edited by Phi Liten Bacon' t Life. (Black wood & Sons.) THOUGH Bicon left In- name and memory " to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages,' ' be could scarcely bare foreseen the endless contruTiTry which was to arise over the bequest. No Chancery...
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The Lily and the Bee: An Apologue of the Crystal Palace

Samuel Warren - 1851 - 286 pages
...blessed oblation of my Saviour the one at the time of my dissolution, the other at my resurrection. For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages.' One of these expressions points to a passage in his life pregnant with instruction, telling of the...
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