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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 American Whig Review - Page 33
1848
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The Antiquities of the Anglo-Saxon Church

John Lingard - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 528 pages
...or mischief. Certainly the " best works, and of the greatest merit for the public, have pro" ceeded from the unmarried or the childless man, which both...Unmarried men are best friends, best masters, best ser" vants. ... A single life doth well with churchmen : for " charity will hardly water the ground,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the. elder are disinherited. OF Carriage anD Single life. HE that hath wife and children hath given 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...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...applied, (for the Earl of Northampton was both a bachelor and a student) Lord Bacon's observation : " he that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprizes, either to virtue or mischief 1 "." He was chancellor of the University in ifil I : he...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. v OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given 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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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. İf JWarrtafltf airtr jingle .HE that hath Wife and Children, hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men, which both in affection...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. fMarriagr antr jinglr Jrt E that hath Wife and Children, hath given hostages to...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men, which both in affection...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...fortunate, • but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AND. SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and: children, hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men: which both in affection...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages...virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men; which, both in affection...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...works and of greatest merit for the public, have . proceeded from the unmarried or childless men : which both in affection and means have married and endowed the public. Yet it were great reason, that those that have chjldren should have greatest care of future times ;...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediincuts to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest...
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