Baconiana

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R. Banks & Son, 1904
 

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Pàgina 188 - O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.
Pàgina 226 - What things have we seen Done at the Mermaid! Heard words that have been So nimble and so full of subtle flame As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life.
Pàgina 226 - As if that every one from whence they came Had meant to put his whole wit in a jest, And had resolved to live a fool the rest Of his dull life; then when there hath been thrown Wit able enough to justify the town For three days past, wit that might warrant be For the whole city to talk foolishly Till that were cancelled; and, when that was gone, We left an air behind us which alone Was able to make the two next companies Right witty; though but downright fools, more wise.
Pàgina 229 - Park, at which time I had (though I profess not to be a poet) prepared a sonnet directly tending and alluding to draw on her Majesty's reconcilement to my Lord...
Pàgina 90 - Lord, how thy servant hath walked before thee : remember what I have first sought, and what hath been principal in my intentions. I have loved thy assemblies : I have mourned for the divisions of thy Church : I have delighted in the brightness of thy sanctuary.
Pàgina 6 - Gods, by what means they could : And the most, though meanest, of things are made more precious, when they are dedicated to Temples.
Pàgina 80 - In the village where my father lived, there was a Reader of about eighty years of age that never preached, and had two churches about twenty miles distant : his eyesight failing him, he said Common Prayer without book : but for the reading of the psalms and chapters, he got a common thresher and...
Pàgina 72 - His father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours that when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech.
Pàgina 93 - And this we do also: we have consultations, which of the inventions and experiences which we have discovered shall be published, and which not: and take all an oath of secrecy, for the concealing of those which we think fit to keep secret: though some of those we do reveal sometimes to the state and some not.
Pàgina 18 - Some are born great; some achieve greatness; some have greatness thrust upon them.

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