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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, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - 1865 - 536 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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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...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 Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866 - 760 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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Ancient, Curious and Famous Wills

Virgil McClure Harris - 1912 - 472 pages
...LORD BACON Lord Bacon in 1625, bequeathed his soul and body to God, while his name and memory he left to men's charitable speeches and to foreign nations and the next ages. "To-day, the 5th of March, 1871, Hdtelde la Metropole, Geneva. "This is our Will or Testament, —...
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Francis Bacon Wrote Shakespeare: The Arguments Pro and Con Frankly Dealt with

H. Crouch Batchelor - 1912 - 156 pages
...directions relating to his MSS. and unfinished writings, and contains the following sentence : — " For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable...speeches and to foreign nations, and the next ages ; and to mine own countrymen after some time be past" This was indeed prophetic, for it is foreign...
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The Life of Henry Hartley Fowler: First Viscount Wolverhampton, G.C.S.I.

Edith Henrietta Fowler - 1912 - 732 pages
...existence. CHAPTER XXXI IMPRESSIONS " The memory of the just is blessed." — Proverbs of Solomon. " For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches." BACON. " My dear, dear lord, The purest treasure mortal times afiord Is spotless reputation." SHAKESPEARE....
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Das Shakespeare-Problem kritisch erläutert

Gustav Holzer - 1912 - 122 pages
...ehren würden". Die Worte seines Vermächtnisses, meint Smedley, würden sich endlich bewahrheiten: „For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations and the next ages". — Diese Worte, in denen Kuno Fischer den Ausdruck grenzenloser...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 822 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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Addresses of U.M. Rose: With a Brief Memoir

Uriah Milton Rose, George B. Rose - 1914 - 426 pages
...rejected, yet be held for a suspect. ' ' But it is difficult to believe that when he said in his last will: "For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and to the next age," he did not anticipate the final success of a revolution compared with which all other...
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Essentials of English Speech and Literature: An Outline of the Origin and ...

Frank H. Vizetelly - 1915 - 432 pages
...so far advanced as on the Continent, may have been due the prophetic lines found in his will : ' ' My name and memory I leave it to men's charitable...speeches and to foreign nations and the next ages." Among his contemporaries both Raleigh and Jonson appreciated his genius,106 but none expressed it so...
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