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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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Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore: Diary

Thomas Moore - 1853 - 384 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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Cyclopædia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - 1854 - 404 pages
...trade of the tailor, that he was silenced amid roars of laughter. BACON. Lord Bacon wrote in his will, "For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable...speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages." NOVELS AND NOVELISTS. SCOTT'S HABITS OP COMPOSITION. " To JG Lockhart, Esq. " Edinburgh, 16th February,...
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Now and then; The lily and the bee; The intellectual and moral development ...

Samuel Warren - 1854
...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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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855 - 584 pages
...the snow had succeeded excellently well." His will contains the strikingly prophetic passage — " For my 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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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 406 pages
..."There was my mother buried, and it is the parish church of my mansion-house at Gorharnbury. . . . 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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 752 pages
...understand those striking words which have been often quoted, but which we must quote ( nee 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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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857 - 426 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 r Even in his last will he cannot conceal...
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The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece Down to ...

George Henry Lewes - 1857 - 838 pages
...thought profoundly, he had acted unworthily. Knowing at once his errors and his greatness, he said, " 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 well placed. Leniently as we cannot but think him to have been...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1858 - 880 pages
...good fame, and extinguished) envy," we naturally compare it with his wellknown saving, " For my nauie and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age ;" and see how he hoped to outlive, in his writings, the bitter aninicsities and heart-burnings...
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The works of Isaac Disraeli (ed. by B. Disraeli).

Isaac Disraeli - 1859 - 544 pages
...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 the stagnation of the blood, and the diurnal...
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