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" I cojild discharge, to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business, for the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly : but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth... "
Letters - Page 2
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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Bacon and Essex: A Sketch of Bacon's Earlier Life

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1877 - 338 pages
...more painful than most parts of action are. " I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born...that loveth business (for the contemplative planet canieth me away wholly) ; but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication...
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An Account of the Life and Times of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

James Spedding - 1878 - 742 pages
...place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honor ; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative...but as a man born under an excellent Sovereign, that deserve th the dedication of all men's abilities. Besides, I do not find in myself so much self-love,...
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An Account of the Life and Times of Francis Bacon ..., Volume 1, Part 1

James Spedding - 1878
...be more painful than most parts of action are. I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honor ; nor under Jupiter, that, loveth business (for the contemplative planet carricth me away wholly)...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1881 - 292 pages
...Vol. iii. p. 519. He also speaks of himself (1592) as willing ' to serve Her Majesty,' but ' not a* a man born under Sol, that loveth honour : nor under...Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative ptnuet carrietl tit away wholly).' Life, Vol. ip 108. See also pp. liii, Ixiii. — catching at similarities...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - 1884 - 260 pages
...be more painful than most parts of action are. I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty, not as a man born...that loveth business (for the contemplative planet carrioth me away wholly); but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1885 - 562 pages
...more painful than most parts of action are. " I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born...that loveth business (for the contemplative planet canieth me away wholly) ; but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication...
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The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - 1885 - 440 pages
...civil society and action.' [6] Compare Bacon's Letter to Lord Burghley (Life and Letters, i. 108) : ' not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour ;...the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly).' [8-23] A man shall find ..use of life : This is entirely omitted in the Latin, and another paragraph...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1885 - 504 pages
...attention : his " civil ends " are as moderate as his " contemplative ends " are vast : he is " not born under Sol that loveth honour, nor under Jupiter...that loveth business (for the contemplative planet canieth me away wholly) ; " he desires " place " indeed, but some " middle place that he could discharge,"...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1886 - 302 pages
...1 Works, Vol. in. p. 519. He also speaks of himself (1592) as willing ' to serve Hei Majesty/ but ' not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour : nor under Jupiter, that loveth business (f or the contemplative planet carrieth •*UMuay wholly}' Life, Vol. i. n 108 See also pp. liii, bdii....
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Francis Bacon: His Life and Philosophy, Part 2

John Nichol - 1889 - 284 pages
...somewhat ancient ; one-and-thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. ... I ever bare a mind to serve her Majesty, not as a man born under Sol,...that deserveth the dedication of all men's abilities. ... I have as vast contemplative ends as I have moderate civil ends, for I have taken all knowledge...
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