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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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Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 474 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,3 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 and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 468 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,3 committeth himself to prison ; neither do I reckon it an ill seat only where the air is unwholesome,...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...Gasca, 4 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...beauty only, to the enchanted palaces of the poets, who built them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat, 5 committeth himself to prison;...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 722 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...goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty, only to the enchauted palaces of the poets, who build them with small cost. He that builds a fair house upon an...
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Domestic Hygiene and Sanitary Information

George Wilson - 1885 - 342 pages
...would not give a trifle to prevent What he would give a thousand worlds to cure?" YOUNG. " Houses arc built to live In, and not to look on ; therefore let...before uniformity, except where both may be had." — LORD BACON. j EDITOR'S PREFACE. THE admirable manner in which Prof. Wilson has performed his task...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1885 - 236 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 whore both may be had. Leave the goodly fabrics of houses, for beauty only, to the enchanted palaces...
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Homiletical commentary on the book of Deuteronomy, Volume 221

James Wolfendale - 1887
...and heiresses, and sending the young people forth into the world? — Prof. G. Wilson. Ver. 8. House. Houses are built to live in and not to look on ; therefore...preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had. — Bacon. Ver. 9, 10. Seeds. Humanity Is not a field where tares and thorns alone Are left to spring...
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All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal, Volume 43; Volume 63

1888
...people, and of heat-hating Anglo-Indians. BIRDS AND THEIR NESTS. BACON, in his essays, has written, " He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat committeth himself to prison." If you are an observer of nature, a hundred little incidents, particularly in relation to bird life,...
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About Advertising and Printing: A Concise, Practical, and Original Manual on ...

Nathaniel Clark Fowler - 1889 - 160 pages
...hath a house to put his head in, has a good head piece. — King Lear. Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both can be had. — Bacon. 1 would have, then, our ordinary dwelling-houses built to last, and built to...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1891 - 466 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,...cost. He that builds a fair house upon an ill seat, 3 committeth himself to prison; neither do I reckon it an ill seat only where the air is unwholesome,...
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