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" He that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay - Page 266
by Francis Bacon - 1838
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...suetudo." Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. v OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and...hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprizes, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works and of greatest merit for the public...
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Vindiciae Ecclesiae Anglicanae: Letters to Charles Butler, Comprising Essays ...

Robert Southey - 1826 - 526 pages
...Dr. Lingard* has quoted from Lord Bacon in support of his argument for the celibacy of the clergy : "He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of the greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or the childless man, which, both...
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VindiciŠ EcclesiŠ AnglicanŠ. Letters to C. Butler [occasioned by The book ...

Robert Southey, Charles Butler - 1826
...Dr. Lingard* has quoted from Lord Bacon in support of his argument for the celibacy of the clergy: " He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of the greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or the childless man, which, both...
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral ...

Mary Wollstonecraft - Women - 1833 - 214 pages
...out of their families, speaking of the majority. "He that hath wife and children," says Lord Bacon, " hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments...have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men." I say the same of women. But, the welfare of society is not built on extraordinary exertions ; and...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 18

Theology - 1840
...much as the following sentiments are Lord Bacon's theology : — " He tlmt bath wife and children bath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments...affection and means, have married and endowed the public A single lite dolb well with churchmen [clergymen], fur charily will hardly water the ground wbero...
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British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 18

Hugh James Rose, Samuel Roffey Maitland - 1840
...much as the following sentiments are Lord Bacon's theology : — "He that bath wife and children bath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments...; which, both in affection and means, have married aud endowed the public A single lite dolb well with churchmen [clergymen], for charity will hardly...
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The Church in its relations with truth and the State, a reply to the work by ...

Joseph Rathborne, William Ewart Gladstone - 1841
...seem to affirm it of themselves." This sentiment of Dr. King completely agrees with the words of Bacon :—"He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...affection and means, have married and endowed the public." 16. Thus, sir, as I proceed in the examination of your work, even the very authorities you quote are...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Marriage and Single Life,' also one of those first given in the collection of 1612:— He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the hest works, and of greatest merit for the puhlic, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...insomuch that we see a nephew sometimes resembleth an uncle, or a kinsman, more than his own parents, as the blood happens. Let parents choose betimes the...for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or • Sec not* D, ╗t the rail of UM Euanchildless men; which, both in affection and means, have married...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 7

1848
...67.) It ivas, probably, the consideration of such sentiments that afterwards induced Bacon to say : " He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of the greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or the childless man, which both...
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