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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: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - 1993 - 245 pages
...somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. I ever bare in mind to serve her Majesty, not as a man born under Sol,...the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly). I confess that I have as vast contemplative ends as I have moderate civil ends, for I have taken all...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...under Sol,0 that loveth honour; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business0 (for the contemplative planet0 carrieth me away wholly); but as a man born under...abilities. Besides, I do not find in myself so much self-love,0 but that the greater parts of my thoughts are to deserve well (if I were able) of my friends,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 586 pages
...from the slavery of the law, by endeavouring to procure some appointment at court ; that, " not being ith such sentiments, he would meet with much sympathy in the university. It was but wholly carried away by the contemplative planet," he might by that mean become a true pioneer in...
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