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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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Francis Bacon: Bacon's philosophy

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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Bacon's Essays, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1889 - 298 pages
...Works, Vol. iii. p. 519. He also speaks of himself (1592) as willing ' tc serve He1 Majesty,' but ' not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour :...Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative plmiet carrieth -ve away wkolly)! Life, Vol. i. n ToR See also pp. liii, Ixiii. — catching at similarities...
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Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 1890 - 160 pages
...than men of war, &c. And speaking of himself in a letter to Lord Burghley, in his 32nd year, he says, "Not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour ;...the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly." 141 Ourselves. Cassius means 'in our wills.' He quietly ignores any difference in ability. 142 Cassius...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon, Volume 10

Francis Bacon - 1895 - 600 pages
...more painfull, 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...away wholly,) but as a Man born, under an Excellent Soveraign, that deserveth the Dedication, of all Mens Abilities. Besides, I doe not finde, in myself,...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - 1895 - 714 pages
...most parts of action are. i I ever bare a mind -(in some middle place that I could discharge) to I serve her Majesty, not as a man born under Sol, that...Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative \ I planet carrieth me away wholly) ; but as a man born under an / V excellent sovereign, that deserveth...
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Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 1895 - 160 pages
...And speaking of himself in a letter to Lord Burghley, in his 32nd year, he says, " Not as a man bom under Sol, that loveth honour ; nor under Jupiter,...the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly." 141 Ourselves. Cassius means 'in our wills.' He quietly ignores any difference in ability. 142 Cassius...
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The Lamentatyon of Mary Magdaleyne: Text, with Critical Introduction

Bertha Marian Skeat - 1897 - 686 pages
...are. I ever bare a mind, in some middle place that I could discharge, to serve her majesty; not äs a man born under Sol, that loveth honour; nor under...contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly; but äs a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication of mi'ii's abilities. Besides...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 2

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. ... I ever bear 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 carrieth me away wholly)...
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The Early Life of Lord Bacon

Parker Woodward - 1902 - 144 pages
...more painful than most parts of actions are. / ever bear a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her Majesty ; not as a man born...loveth honour ; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business 1592. (for the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly); but as a man born under an excellent...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 2

John Clark Ridpath - 1903
...is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. ... I ever bear 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 carrieth me away wholly)...
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