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" HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost.... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 222
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...Gases president of Peru; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. XLV. OF BUILDING. Houses are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore...uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodlv fabrics of houses for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 394 pages
...Prefident of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewife amongft them ; with others. XLV. Of Building. OUSES are built to live in, and not to look on : Therefore let Ufe be preferred before Uniformity; except where both may be had. Leave the goodly Fabricks of Houfes,...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...Femina, a woman ; as, feminine, effeminate. Fero, / carry ; as> transfer, translate, circumference. " Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;...preferred before uniformity except where both may be had." — Bacon. Tfer tilis, fruitfut; as, fertile, fertility. Ferveo, I boil; as, fervid, fervent. Fidelia,...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1854 - 482 pages
...since, the estate of many a man. THOMAS FULLEE, "Holy and Prtifitnt States," 1608-1661. OF BUILDING. Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;...the poets, who build them with small cost. He that buildeth a fair house upon an ill scat, committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon it an ill...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1855 - 512 pages
...since, the estate of many a man. THOMAS FULLEE, "Holy and Profane Stiites," 1608-1601. OF BUILDING. Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;...uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabries of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who build them with small...
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Prize essay for the 'Institute medal' of the Royal institute of British ...

Edward Lance Tarbuck - 1855
...wonderful success. It is a striking instance of carrying to the greatest extent Lord Bacon's remark, — " Let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had ;'" but even when uniformity might have been adhered to, it is often neglected for the sake of a picturesque...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...at. ' Marvel not that I said unto thee, ye must be born again.' — John iii. ESSAY XLV. OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore,...small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill scat,3 committeth himself to prisou — neither do I reckon it an ill scat only where the air is unwholesome,...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life

1856 - 482 pages
...since, the estate of many a man. THOMAS FULLER, "1lohj and Profane States," 1608-1691. OF BUILDING. Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;...the poets, who build them with small cost. He that buildeth a fair house upon an ill seat, committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon it an ill...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 406 pages
...Gasca president of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them, with others. XLV.— OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore,...let use be preferred before uniformity, except where botli may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of...
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William Shakespeare not an imposter, by an English critic [G.H. Townsend].

George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 140 pages
...feigned. As You LIKE IT, Act iii. Sc. vii. : The truest poetry is the most feigning. 2. ON BUILDINGS : He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon that an ill seat only, where the air is unwholesome, but likewise where it is unequal. MACBETH, Act...
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