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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 Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen, Peltonen Markku - 1996 - 406 pages
...grand schemes of philosophical reform in mind. In 1592 he wrote his oft-quoted letter to Lord Burghley: "I wax now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass" (VIII, 108). He expressed a youthful determination to serve the queen, not as a soldier, nor a statesman,...
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To Conquer is to Live: The Life of Captain John Smith of Jamestown

Kieran Doherty - 2001 - 152 pages
...philosopher Francis Bacon, who lived at about the same time as Smith, said of himself in 1592, "I was now somewhat ancient: one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour glass."6 If Smith felt the way Bacon did — "somewhat ancient" — he must have been anxious...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...and faithful devotion unto your service and your honourable correspondence0 unto me and my poor state can breed in a man, do I commend myself unto your Lordship. I wax0 now somewhat ancient; one and thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass. My health,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 586 pages
...To my Lord Treasurer Burghley, (AD 1591.)— '* My lord, with as much confidence aa mine own honest and faithful devotion unto your service, and your honourable correspondence unto me and my poor esliu« cun breed in a man, do I commend myself unto your lord* hi p. I wax now somewhat ancient; one...
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