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" Yesterday I took my place in chancery, which I hold only for the king's grace and favour, and your constant friendship. There was much ado, and a great deal of world ; but this matter of pomp, which is heaven to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at... "
Letters - Page 94
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1872 - 524 pages
...I hold only from the King's grace and favour, and your friendship.* There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved, and that I had so much interest in men's 1 Gibson Papers, vol. viii. f. 63. A fair copy, but in a tired hand. Compared with Stephens's copy...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 670 pages
...antique fables, nor these fairy toys." Mid. Xight'i Dream, Act V. Sc. L " There was much ado and a great deal of world ; but this matter of pomp, which is...some men, is hell to me, or purgatory, at least." — Letter to Buck., 1617. — "I am in purgatory." — Letter. — " all the vain pomp and outward...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie ..., Volume 13

Francis Bacon - 1872 - 548 pages
...hold only from the King's grace and favour, and your friendship. 4 There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved, and that I had so much interest in men's 1 Gibson Papers, vol. viii. f. 63. A fair copy, but in a tired hand. Compored with Stephens's copy...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1872 - 524 pages
...hold only from the King's grace and favour, and your friendship.4' There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...approved, and that I had so much interest in men's i Gibson Papers, vol. viii. f. 63. A fair copy, but in a tired hand. Compared with Stephens's copy...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie ..., Volume 13

Francis Bacon - 1872 - 548 pages
...I hold only from the King's grace and favour, and your friendship.* There was much ado, and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...me, or purgatory at least. It is true I was glad to sec that the King's choice was BO generally approved, and that I had so much interest in men's 1 Gibson...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876 - 300 pages
...when he rides to court as Lord Chancellor, with three hundred gallants attending him, he writes that this matter of ' pomp\ which is heaven to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at least. His manner of life and meditative habits seriously interfere with the arrangement of his household,...
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Bacon and Essex: A Sketch of Bacon's Earlier Life

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1877 - 338 pages
...writing to Buckingham the account of this very clay, declares : — " There was much ado and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at least." So it remains even to the last. When his public career is closed in disgrace, and he pours forth his...
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An Account of the Life and Times of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

James Spedding - 1878 - 732 pages
...that the King's choice was so generally approved, and that I had so much interest in men's good wills and good opinions, because it maketh me the fitter...do my master service and my friend also. " After I w ' as set in Chancery, I published his Majesty's charge which he gave me when he gave me the seal,...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1881 - 292 pages
...when he rides to court as Lord Chancellor, with three hundred gallants attending him, he writes that this matter of pomp, which is heaven to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at least. His manner of life and meditative habits seriously interfere with the arrangement of his household,...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - 1885 - 562 pages
...which I hold only from the King's grace and favour, and your friendship. There was much ado and a great deal of world. But this matter of pomp, which is heaven...to some men, is hell to me, or purgatory at least." We cannot here forget what the writer tells us elsewhere : " You shall observe that the more deep and...
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