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" MY LORD, WITH as much confidence as mine own honest * Hawley'i Kcsuscitalio. f Ibid. J Ibid. and faithful devotion unto your service, and your honourable correspondence unto me and my poor estate can breed in a man, do I commend myself unto your lordship.... "
Letters - Page 2
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 428 pages
...in the furtherance of his ambition,— i "My Lord,— With as much confidence as mine I own honest and faithful devotion unto your service ; and your...commend myself unto your Lordship. I wax now somewhat 1 ancient : one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. My health, I thank God,...
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The Shake-speare Drama of The Tempest

William Shakespeare - 1909 - 146 pages
...hour. He conformed to the requirements of popular speech. The drama is not science. Cf. Bacon: "I waif now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-gla^s." — Letter to Burleigh, 1591. Ari. Is there more toil? Since thou dost give me pains,...
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English Prose: From the sixteenth century to the restoration

Sir Henry Craik - 1913 - 624 pages
...WILLIAM MINTO. LETTER TO LORD BURGHLEY IN 1591 MY LORD—With as much confidence as mine own honest and faithful devotion unto your service and your honourable...myself unto your lordship. I wax now somewhat ancient ; one-and-thirty is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. My health, I thank God, I find confirmed...
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Edmund Spenser and the Impersonations of Francis Bacon

Edward George Harman - 1914 - 630 pages
...not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee. somewhat ancient ; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour glass." l At the age of thirty-nine he talks about " my last years ; for so I account them, reckoning...
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Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes ...

Charles Anthony Shriner - 1918 - 712 pages
...Age*." В BACON, Francis, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albane, 1501-1620. Lord Chancellor of England. I wax now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. ... I have taken all knowledge to be my province. — LOBO BACON, letter to Lord Burghley. Whether...
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Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes ...

Charles Anthony Shriner - 1918 - 708 pages
...FOIBLES IS B BACON, Francia, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, 1561-1626. Lord Chancellor of England. I wax now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. ... I have taken all knowledge to be my province. — LORD BACON, letter to Lord Burghley. Whether...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 712 pages
...With as much confidence as mine own honest and faithful devotion unto your service and your honorable d he; He play'da spring,i and danc'd it round, Below...breath? — On mony a bloody plain I've dar'd his hour glass. My health, I thank God, I find confirmed; and I do not fear that action shall impair it,...
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Gabriel Harvey and Thomas Nashe

Edward George Harman - 1923 - 275 pages
...recalls at once Bacon's remarks in his letter to his uncle where he complains that he waxes " something ancient : one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass," and he concludes as follows : 1 This adage is quoted in the anonymous " Horse Subsecivae," 1620, which...
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Shakespeare and the Poet's Life

Gary Schmidgall - 1990 - 256 pages
...s<x>ner then. In 1592, when Bacon was roughly the age of the Sonnets' author, he wrote to Burghley, "I wax now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hourglass." Sonnet 73 perfectly expresses the "twilight" mood of a courtly attendant and is reminiscent of some...
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - 1993 - 245 pages
...sincerity. Moreover he knew his uncle too well to attempt blandishment. "My Lord," the letter begins. ... "I wax now 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, that loveth honour, nor under...
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