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" It is a book I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not. "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page xi
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
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Pioneers of Modern Education 1600-1700

John William Adamson - 1921 - 320 pages
...the De Augmentis (the enlarged version of theAdvancement in Latin) Bacon wrote, "It is a book that will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." This is a natural expression from a scholar who wished to secure a hearing from a scholarly public....
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Baconian Essays

Edward Walter Smithson - 1922 - 229 pages
...out three, (1) In dedicating the De Augmentis Scientiarum to Prince Charles, 1623, Bacon writes : " It is a book I think will live, and be a citizen of the world which English books are not." Again, a letter, of about the same date, to an intimate friend contains...
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Hydriotaphia

Sir Thomas Browne - 1922 - 146 pages
...Bacon presented Prince Charles with his Advancement in its Latin form, he said: "It is a book that will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." He expected greater fame from his works in Latin, "For these modern languages," he wrote, "will at...
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - 1993 - 245 pages
...Latin version of the Advancement of Learning, Bacon wrote that it was a book which he thought would live, "and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." Early in 1623, John Chamberlain gave out news of the fallen Chancellor: "That Lord busies himself altogether...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

John Richetti - 2005 - 945 pages
...Mankind'.'3 This echoed Bacon's hope in sending his Latin Advancement of Learning to the future Charles I, 'It is a book I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not.'14 The advances of science in England were a main reason why, from the 1670s on, some English...
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Pioneers of Modern Education 1600-1700

John William Adamson - 1921 - 285 pages
...the De Augmentis (the enlarged version of the Advancement in Latin) Bacon wrote, " It is a book that will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not" This is a natural expression from a scholar who wished to secure a hearing from a scholarly public....
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Lectures on the History of the Nineteenth Century, Delivered at the ...

Frederick Alexander Kirkpatrick - 1904 - 384 pages
...the De Augmentis (the enlarged version of the Advancement in Latin) Bacon wrote, " It is a book that will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." This is a natural expression from a scholar who wished to secure a hearing from a scholarly public....
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bacon's essays

Francis Bacon
...all. He felt no confidence in the enduring stability of his native tongue. If a book of his was to 'live and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not,' it must be translated into Latin. ' These modern languages,' he says, ' will at one time or another...
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