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" It were good therefore that men in their innovations would follow the example of time itself; which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived. "
Church discipline and national education, a charge delivered to the clergy ... - Page 31
by Edward Copleston (bp. of Llandaff.) - 1839 - 80 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...a thing, as an Innovation : and they that reverence too much old times, are but a fcorn to the new. It were good therefore, that Men in their Innovations would follow the example of Time it felf i which indeed Innevateth greatly, but quietly, and by degrees, fcarce to be perceived : for...
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Letters to the Peers of Scotland

James Maitland Earl of Lauderdale - Electronic books - 1794 - 318 pages
...things to the *' worfe, and if wifdom and counfel fhall " not alter them to the better, what fhall be " the end ?—it were good therefore that " men...their innovations would follow " the example of time itfelf, which indeed " enervates greatly but quietly, and by de" grees fcarce to be perceived."—Nor...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 7

1804
...turbulent a thing as an innovation: and they that reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new. It were good therefore, that men, in their innovations, would follow the exarople of time itself, which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...turbulent a thing as an innovation; and they that reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new. It were good, therefore, that men, in their innovations,...but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived; for otherwise, whatsoever is new is unlocked for; and ever it mends some, and pairs others ; and he...
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Historical Reflections on the Constitution and Representative System of ...

James Jopp - Constitutional history - 1812 - 441 pages
...Address to the People of Great Britain. that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new. It were good therefore, that men in their innovations...but quietly and by degrees scarce to be perceived ; for otherwise whatsoever is new is unlocked for ; and ever it mends some, and pairs other : and he...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...about us and " discover what is the straight and right way, and " so to walk in it." IBID. IT were good that men in their innovations would follow the example...but quietly and by degrees, scarce to be perceived. IBID. GENERALLY, let princes and states choose such ministers as are more sensible of duty than of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new. It were good, therefore, that men in their innovations...but quietly and by degrees scarce to be perceived ; for otherwise, whatsoever is new is unlooked for ; and ever it mends some, and pairs others : and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...remember thou art God's vicegerent. The one bridleth their power, and the other their will. " It were good that men, in their innovations, would follow the example...but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived. " The best governments are always subject to be like the fairest crystals, where every icicle or grain...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818
...turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence old times are but a scorn to the new. It were good, therefore, that men in their innovations...but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived; for, otherwise, whatsoever is new is unlocked for. — It is good also not to try experiments in states,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...thing, as an Innovation : and they that reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new. Tt were good, therefore, that men in their Innovations...but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived : for otherwise wbal soever is new, is unlooked for ; and ever it mends some, and impairs others :...
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