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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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Curiosities of Literature: And The Literary Character Illustrated

Isaac Disraeli - 1851 - 520 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.' Before the times of Galileo and Harvey, the world believed in tho stagnation of the blood, and the...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851 - 504 pages
...my mansion-house at 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, and to foreign, nations, and the next ages." He then gives directions respecting his published works, and leaves two volumes of his Speeches and...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851 - 228 pages
...Albans; " there was my mother buried, and it is the parish church of my mansion-house at Gorhambury... For my name and 'memory, I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages. " This supreme act of filial piety towards his gifted mother is affecting. Let no " uncharitable" word...
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The Lily and the Bee: An Apologue of the Crystal Palace

Samuel Warren - 1851 - 270 pages
...Marcellus looking on! and Cicero! Thinking of the Tomb he sought — neglected ! grass o'ergrown! — 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 hia life pregnant with instruction , telling of the...
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The Lily and the Bee: An Apologue of the Crystal Palace

Samuel Warren - 1851 - 236 pages
...oblation of my Savior—the one at the time of mj dissolution, the other at my resurrection. For my uame 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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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851 - 510 pages
...(iorhambnry, and it is the only Christian Church within the walls of old Verulam. For my name and memory, 1 leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." He then gives directions respecting his published works, and leaves two volumes of his Speeches and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 580 pages
...whom the wall of Shilo fell :" And in his will, after desiring to be buried by his mother, 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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Gaieties and Gravities

Horace Smith - 1852 - 324 pages
...and each, in rebuke of this ungrateful era, may proudly exclaim with Lord Verulam in his Will — " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and (he next ages." SATIRISTS OF WOMEN. CHANCES OF FEMALE HAPPINESS. "But what so pure which envious tongues...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852 - 778 pages
...understand those striking words which have been often quoted, but which we must quote once more : " e swept down the stream of furilives. In an hour the forces of Surajan lowlah were disper anil to the next age." His confidence was just. From the day of his death his fame has been constantly...
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Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore: Diary

Thomas Moore - 1853 - 390 pages
...morning over the " Curiosities of Literature." Quotes from Bacon's will the following striking words : " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." A pretty quotation for small editions, Quam brevis immensum cepit membrana Maronem ! (Martial). He...
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