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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 31
1848
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for ..., Volumen1

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 páginas
...bitter; they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. THE SÄHE. — He that hath wife and children-, hath given hostages...; for they are impediments to great enterprises,' cither of virtue or mischief. Certainly, the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volumen1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...LIFE.* HE that hath wife and childrenhath given ïo34~tagesto fortune; for they are irnpecfimSrifS^o ed, not seeking to preoccupate the liberty of greatest merit for the publii , have proceeded from the unmarried or * See note D, »i the end of the...
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The Church-goer. Rural rides; or, Calls at country churches, Volumen2

Joseph Leech - 1850
...best works and of greatest merit, for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childish men, which, both in affection and means, have married and endowed the public." And again — "A single life doth well with Churchmen, for charity will hardly water the ground when...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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 * See note D, at the end of the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited. VIII. OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE. " greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried or childless men ; which, both in...
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Four Poems from "Zion's Flowers;": Or, "Christian Poems for Spiritual ...

Zacharie Boyd - 1855 - 212 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." Mr. Boyd may be taken into the class of the "childless men," and for hia beneficent acts, though not...
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The world's highway [a proposal to construct a railway running between ...

World - 1856 - 56 páginas
...than ordinary risk, as I have very many dependent on me. In one of Lord Bacon's Essays he says : — ' He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.' Now as my hostages are much heavier and by no means limited to these, I fear that my wings are clipped...
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The Calcutta Review, Volumen26

1856
...than ordinary risk as I have very many dependent on me. In one of Lord Bacon's Essays he says : — " He that hath wife and children hath given hostages...great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief." Now as my hostages are much heavier and by no means limited to these, I fear that my wings are clipped...
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