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" Bacon to be a man plain, direct, and constant, without all finesse and doubleness ; and one that was of the mind that a man in his private proceedings and estate, and in the proceedings of state, should rest upon the soundness and strength of his own... "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 279
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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The Age of Elizabeth

Mandell Creighton - Europe - 1876 - 244 pages
...constant, without all finesse and doubleness, and one that was of a mind that a man should rest upon the soundness and strength of his own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others.' His motto, ' Mediocria firma,' showed his sound common sense. When Elizabeth once remarked that his...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed, Volume 2

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...a man, in his private proceedings and estate, and in the proceedings of state, should rert upon the soundness and strength of his own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others.' His fine manly form and dignity caused Queen Elizabeth to say of him, ' My lord-keeper'* tonl is well...
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Francis Bacon

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 504 pages
...the mind that a man, in his private proceedings and in the proceedings of state, should rest upon the soundness and strength of his own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others." 2 Possibly Sir Nicholas erred on the side of dilatoriness. At all events he " stayed " so long about...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon: Including All His ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy, English - 1890
...practice to circumvent others ; according to the sentence of Salomon, Vir prudens advertit ad /jressus suos, stultus autem divertit ad dolos ; insomuch that...Ross, a subtle and observing man, said of him that he stands, owing probably to some confusion in the original, caused by corrections and interlineations...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon: Including All His ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy, English - 1890
...others ; according to the sentence of Salomon, Vir prudens advertit ad t/i-essus suos, stullus autern divertit ad dolos ; insomuch that the Bishop of Ross, a subtle and observing man, said of him that he stands, owing probably to some confusion in the original, caused by corrections and interlineations...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon ...

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 pages
...proceedings, and a state in the proceedings of state, should rest upon the soundness and strength of their own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others ; according to the sentence of Salomon, "Vir prudens advertit ad gressus suos, stultus autem divertit ad dolos." ' Letters and Life,...
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The Lamentatyon of Mary Magdaleyne: Text, with Critical Introduction

Bertha Marian Skeat - Lamentatyon of Mary Magdaleyne - 1897 - 64 pages
...that a man in private proceedings and estate, and in the proceedings of state, should rest upon the soundness and strength of his own courses and not upon practice to circuinveut others; according to the sentence of Solomon, »Vir prudens advertit ad gressus suos, stultus...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...proceedings, and a state in the proceedings of state, should rest upon the soundness and strength of their own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others; according to the sentence of Salomon, . . .'. XXIII. 'Of Wisedome for a Mans selfe' (pp. 73-5) 4-6. An Ant . . . Publique: cf. AL...
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The Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, and Journal of Education. Fourth ...

Various - 1867
...that a man in his private proceedings and estate, and in the proceedings of state should rest upon the soundness and strength of his own courses, and not upon practice to circumvent others." Francis Bacon in his childhood was remarkably delicate, and distinguished from other boys by " a gravity...
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