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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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William Shakespeare not an imposter, by an English critic [G.H. Townsend].

George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 136 pages
...poetical. 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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 578 pages
...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, let use be preferred before1 uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty, only...
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and ...

William Henry Smith (of Harley) - 1857 - 166 pages
...As You Like It, act iii. sc. 7 : — The truest poety is the most feigning. Essay on Building : — He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison ; nor do I reckon that an ill seat only, where the air is unwholesome, but likewise where it is unequal....
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857 - 412 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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A Thesis on hospital hygiene...

Valentine Mott Francis - 1859 - 217 pages
...in his " Essay on Building," which I have before alluded to, commences it in the following words : " Houses are built to live in, and not to look on ;...palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost." The wisdom of his remark cannot be contradicted, and it would be well if his advice had always been...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1861 - 630 pages
...BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ; therefore, let use be preferred before1 uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the...small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill Beat,' committeth himself to prison — neither do I reckon it an 1ll seat only where the air is unwholsome,...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1861 - 408 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 ;...goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted1 palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 pages
...not able to finish. St. ¿fattiitw. BmLDINCr-TTtility of a. Houses are built to live in, more than to look on ; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. Лаеол. BULL T— always a Coward. A brave man is sometimes a desperado ; a bully is always a coward....
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...at. ' Marvel not that I said unto thoe, ye must be bora again.' — John iii. ESSAY XLV. OF BUILDING. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ; therefore, let use be preferred before i uniformity, except where both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty, only to...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...income in hand before you lay a brick ; and always calculate the expense at double the estimate. KETT. HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. BACON. Essays. IMITATION. FOR as water ascends no higher than the first spring * so knowledge derived...
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