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" OF GREAT PLACE. MEN in great place are thrice servants ; servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business ; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works - Sivu 268
tekijä(t) Francis Bacon - 1854
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1863 - 240 sivua
...actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty; or to seek power above others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising...pains, and it is sometimes base, and by indignities, that men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...

Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...love maketh mankind ; friendly love perfecteth it ; but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it. XL Or GREAT PLACE. MEN in great place are thrice servants...dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Gum non sis quifueris, non...

Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...of fame, and servants of business ; so as ' they have no freedom, neither 2 in their persons, nor2 in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...pains ; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities 3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least...

Gems of Literature: Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive

Gems - 1866 - 147 sivua
...he would say ; " how much joy might all this bawling give my Lord Mayor!" OF GREAT PLACE. (Bacon.} in great place are thrice servants, — servants of...dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Nay, men cannot retire when...

The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty; to seek power over others, and to lose power over...base; and by indignities men come to dignities."— Essay, Of Great Place. 12. Strike him in tfte face like dors.— A dor is a dor-beetle. This insect,...

Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 641 sivua
...servants — servants of the sovereign or State, servants of fame, and servants of business ; so as1 they have no freedom, neither" in their persons, nor"...dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing : ' Cum non sis qui fueris non...

BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...servants of fame, and servants of business; so as1 they have no freedom, neither2 in their persons, nor2 in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange...to greater pains : and it is sometimes base and by indignities3 men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall,...

Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: And His Cato Major, an Essay on Old ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1868 - 343 sivua
...in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to...dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing ; ' cum non sia qui fueris non...

A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 534 sivua
...thrice servants : servants of the sovereign or state ; servants of fame ; and servants of business. So they have no freedom, neither in their persons ; nor...indignities, men come to dignities. The standing is slipper)', and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing...

The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1873 - 240 sivua
...Imbaseth] Degrades. 5 In great Place] Lat. In magistrate collocati. Place is official dignity or authority. desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty ; or to...dignities. The standing is slippery; and the regress is either a downfal, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing. Cum non sis qui fueris, non...




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