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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volumen6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...cunning men passe for wise. 5. OF MAREIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE HEE that hath wife and children, hath giuen hostages to fortune. For they are impediments to great enterprises, either of vertue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the publike haue proceeded...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volumen6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...cunning men passe for wise. 5. OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE НЕЕ that hath wife and children, hath giuen hostages to fortune. For they are impediments to great enterprises, either of vertue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the publike haue proceeded...
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Aggesden vicarage, or, Bridget Storey's first charge, Volumen1;Volumen373

Bridget Storey (fict. name.) - 1859
...expose my humiliation to the world. Good-bye.' VOL. I. 130 CHAPTER X. ' OUR MARGARET.' He that hath a wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments to great enterprises. — BACON. QIR HECTOR strode briskly back to the Hall ; the *J Vicar walked rather slowly to the Vicarage,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volumen1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...LIFE.* HE lhat hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortnne ; for they are impediments to groat enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the lic, have proceeded from the unmarried or • 8*1 aota D, at the end of the...
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The Intellectual Severance of Men and Women

James McGrigor Allan - 1860 - 124 páginas
...meets with comprehension and sympathy from the world. " He that hath wife and children," says Bacon, " hath given hostages to fortune, for they are impediments...for the public have proceeded from the unmarried or childless man," Talk as we may about the beneficial influence of women, it is one thing to be inspired...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. VIII. Or MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. HE that hath wife and children hath given hostages...to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. Certainly1 the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried...
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The Parochial (Oxford parochial) magazine [afterw.] The Oxford ..., Volumen2

1862
...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." He adds, with reference to the clergy, that " a single life doth well with churchmen ; for charity...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen88

1860
...encourage the practice of bringing them there. " He that hath wife and children," says Lord Bacon, " hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, whether of virtue or mischief. Impediments to virtue we have not found them in our Indian army ; for...
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The Progress of Nations; Or the Principles of National Development in Their ...

1861 - 662 páginas
...best works, and of greatest merit for the publie, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men, which, both in affection and means, have married and endowed the public." — Bacon's on Marriage. • N 3 special bent in their minds, from cultivating solely the track which...
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The last days of a bachelor, an autobiography, Volumen2;Volumen107

James McGrigor Allan - 1862
...by marriage or celibacy ? Bacon has decided in favor of the latter. He says, " He that hath wife or children hath given hostages to fortune, for they...for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless man." WS Landor thus concludes the conversation between Newton and Barrow — Newton. " Sir,...
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