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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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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 8

James Comper Gray - 1876
...the expense at double the estimate." — Kelt. "Houses are built to live in, more than to look OQ ; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had." — Bacon. TO. 4, 5. J. Seed, ii. 69 ; R. South, gale, ii. 93. Proverb 8. — " What may be done at...
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The Essays; Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And the Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1879 - 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,...small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat,8 committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon it an ill seat only where the air is unwholesome,...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...Solyman, JEsop, Gasca, president of Peru ; and Socrates may go likewise amongst them ; with others. XLV HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...them with small cost. He that builds a fair house 5 upon an ill seat, committeth himself to prison. Neither do 1 reckon it an ill seat only where the...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1879 - 347 pages
...compensate for their disadvantage by — (a.) Malice. (b. ) Or superior virtue. XLV.— OF BUILDING. (1625.) HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only,1 to the enchanted Palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879 - 228 pages
...for their disadvantage by — (a.) Malice. (li. ) Or superior virtue. XLV.— OF BUILDING. (1625.) HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only,1 to the enchanted Palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1880 - 702 pages
...Marvel not that I said unto thee, ye nms! be born again.' — John iii. .-.Si . : ESSAY XLV. OF BUILDING HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on ;...small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill Beat,' committeth himself to prison — neither do I reckon it au ill seat only where the air is unwholsome,...
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Gems of great authors; or, The philosophy of reading and thinking, selected ...

John Tillotson - 1880 - 386 pages
...convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth. — Aristotle. CCXIV. F 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 only where the air is unwholesome, but likewise where the air...
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Healthy life and healthy dwellings, a guide to hygiene

George Wilson - 1880
..." Who would not give a trifle to prevent What he would give a thousand worlds to cure ? " YOUNG. " Houses are built to live In, and not to look on ;...before uniformity, except where both may be had."— LORD BACOS. _J PEEFACE. WHEN I was requested by the Publishers to write a popular work on Health and...
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The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical

Goold Brown - 1851 - 1102 pages
...express the relation between the verb or participle and a nominative or objective going before. Examples: "Houses are built to live in, and not to look on;...preferred before uniformity, except where both may bo had." — Ld. Somes. " These are not mysteries for ordinary readers to be let into." — ADDISON...
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Michigan Medical News, Volume 3

1880
...enlightenment, and one of the most efficient means to that end. Lord Bacon says : " Homes are made to live in, not to look on ; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had." The work before us looks to instructing the people in the secret of securing both usefulness and attractiveness....
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