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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page xi
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854 - 894 pages
...translated into Latin, but so enlarged as it may go for a new work ;" and says, " it is a book, he thinks, and discern the ordinances and decrees, which throughout all those c To Buckingham he writes, that " after his Majesty and his Highness, he was ever to have the third turn."...
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Amenities of Literature: Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1855 - 486 pages
...Dedicating the Latin version of the " Advancement of Learning" to the prince, he observed, " It is a work I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." Lord Bacon saw " bankruptcy in our language," and houseless wanderers in our books. The commonwealth...
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The Life and Correspondence of Francis Bacon

J. F. Foard - 1861 - 592 pages
...' was so enlarged that it might go for a new work. " It is a book, I _think, that will be enlarged, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." Even here, however, his old craft is seen. He expunges the praise of Elizabeth, which was contained...
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Amenities of Literature: Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1864 - 466 pages
...Dedicating the Latin version of the " Advancement of Learning " to the prince, he observed, " It is a work I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as EngUth bookt are not." Lord Bacon saw " bankruptcy in our language," and houseless wanderers in our...
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Thoughts, philosophical and medical, selected from the works of Francis ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1870
...should have been posthuma proles. But God hath otherwise disposed for a while" : and to the Prince, " It is a book, I think, will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not ... i did so despair of my health this summer, as I was glad to choose some such work, as I might compass...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 7

Francis Bacon - 1874 - 758 pages
...servant. Todos duelos con pan son buenos : itague del vestra Majestas obolum Belisario. To THE PRINCR. 1 It may please your excellent Highness, I send your...a citizen of the world, as English books are not. T?or Henry the Eighth, to deal truly with your Highness, I did so despair of my health this summer...
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Disraeli's Works, Volume 5

Isaac Disraeli - 1880
...Dedicating the Latin version of the " Advancement of Learning" to the prince, he observed, "It is a work I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." Lord Bacon saw " bankruptcy in our language," and houseless wanderers in our books. The commonwealth...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - 1884 - 402 pages
...language." He sends Prince Charles the Advancement in its new Latin dress. " It is a book," he says, " that will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." And he fitted it for continental reading by carefully weeding it of all passages that might give offence...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1885 - 504 pages
...When he sends the Latin translation of the Advancement of Learning to the Prince, he says (1623) : " It is a book, I think, will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not ; " 2 in his dedication of the last edition of the Essays to Buckingham (1625) he conceives that "the...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 pages
...of "the privateness of the language wherein it was written," and of the Latin version he writes, " It is a book I think will live, and be a citizen of the world, as English books are not." Strange as this belief may now seem, in Bacon's time the balance of probabilities was perhaps in its...
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