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" Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof, a depraved thing. It is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Página 290
por Ancient learning - 1812
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volumen2

John Timbs - 1829 - 364 páginas
...should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. Shafexpeare. DCCCIV. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall: it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger who digged and made...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - 1829 - 360 páginas
...should fear; AVill come when it will come. Seeing that death, a necessary end, DCCCIV. Shakspeare, Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall: it is the •wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger who digged and...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volumen1

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 544 páginas
...JANUARY. i Wisdom for a nun's self ii the wisdom of rats, that will be sore to leave a house sometime before it fall : it IS the wisdom of the fox, that...the badger, who digged and made room for him : it u the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour. Bacon. Scti! THE Emperor, Flavius...
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The philosophic alphabet, with an explanation of its principles; to which is ...

George Edmonds (of Birmingham.) - 1832 - 124 páginas
...is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leane a house sometime before it falls; it is thewistiom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room for him; and it is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour: BUT those who are sui amnnte...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 páginas
...please them and profit themselves ; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof a depraved thing : it is the wisdom ot rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall : it is the wisdom of the fox,...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 páginas
...nature of extreme self-lovers, as they will set an house on fire an it were but to roast their eggs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall ; it is the wisdom of the fox that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 páginas
...will set an house on fire an it were but to roast their eggs. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many S3 branches thereof, a depraved thing ; it is the wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall ; it is the wisdom of the fox that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840 - 436 páginas
...the overthrow of their master's great and important affairs. (Lord Bacon's Essays. Wisdom for Self.) Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house before it fall ; it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made room...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volumen39

1842
...have already observed as existing in the conception of Nina di Raselli. The remark of Bacon, that " wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof a depraved thing," is yet truer if it be said of a woman ; Constance, after weeping and doubting and wondering during...
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A Present from a Pastor to His Young Parishioners: In Ten Discourses; Urging ...

James Flint - 1844 - 352 páginas
...people,—" because their study is but to please them, and profit themselves." He adds that, "this wisdom is in many branches thereof a depraved thing ; it...wisdom of rats, that will be sure to leave a house sometime before it fall; it is the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger, who digged and made...
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