The works of Francis Bacon, Volumen3


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Página 86 - O Lord, in thee have I trusted : let me never be confounded.
Página 206 - Nay, madam, he is a doctor; never rack his person, but rack his style: let him have pen, ink, and paper, and help of books, and be enjoined to continue the story where it breaketh off, and I will undertake, by collating the styles, to judge whether he were the author or no...
Página 121 - ... better consideration ; wherein their lordships and myself both were as religious and curious of truth, as desirous of satisfaction : and myself indeed gave only words and form of style, in pursuing their direction. And after it had passed their allowance, it was again exactly perused by the queen herself, and some alterations made again by her appointment...
Página 291 - England, having Scotland united, Ireland reduced, the sea provinces of the Low Countries contracted, and shipping maintained, is one of the greatest monarchies, in forces truly esteemed, that hath been in the world.
Página 210 - That it was an old matter, and had no manner of coherence with the rest of the charge, being matters of Ireland : and therefore, that I having been wronged by bruits before, this would expose me to them more ; and it would be said I gave in evidence mine own tales.
Página 197 - I think happeneth rarely among men ; for I did not only labour carefully and industriously in that he set me about, whether it were matter of advice or otherwise, but neglecting the queen's service, mine own fortune, and in a sort my vocation, I did nothing but advise and ruminate with myself to the best of my understanding, propositions, and memorials of anything that might concern his Lordship's honour, fortune, or service.
Página 56 - The one, that consciences are not to be forced, but to be won and reduced by the force of truth, with the aid of time, and the use of all good means of instruction and persuasion.
Página 183 - The lord Keeper did often call to the earl of Essex to speak with them privately, thinking still that his meaning had been so, until the earl brought them into his back chamber, and there gave order to have the farther door of that chamber shut fast.
Página 422 - By no means," said Sir Francis, in a letter of advice addressed to the young courtier, "by no means be you persuaded to interpose yourself, either by word or letter, in any cause depending in any court of justice, nor suffer any great man to do it where you can hinder it.

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