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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 - Página 35
1848
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Commerce of the Prairies, Volumen2

Josiah Gregg - 1845
...fever,' and anxious to return to his family. " He that hath wife and children," says Lord Bacon, " hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments...great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief." Men under such bonds are peculiarly unfitted for the chequered life of a Santa Fe trader. The domestic...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 páginas
...and a coward towards men." For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Of Marriage and Single Life. He that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impedimenis to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

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...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumen1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...those first given in the collection of 1612 : — v He that hath wife and children hath given hostagei .to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises,...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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 páginas
...best 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 children should have greatest care of future times, unto...
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Memoirs of Tobias Rustat, yeoman of the robes to king Charles ii

William Hewett - 1849
...Bacon, who says, " Certainly the best works and of greatest merit have proceeded from the unmarried men, which both in affection and means have married and endowed the public." Amongst the original papers once belonging to the Rustat family, is an interesting catalogue, written...
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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 páginas
...bitter; they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. THE SAME. — 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...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...bitter; they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. THE SAME. — 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...
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