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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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The Educational Ideal: An Outline of Its Growth in Modern Times

James P. Munro - 1895 - 262 páginas
...Professor Fowler. 2 Bacon himself characterizes like conduct in his essay Of Wisdom for a Man's Self: " It is the wisdom of rats that will be sure to leave...out the badger who digged and made room for him." hundred others; the next year he is made King's counsel; in 1607 he becomes solicitor-general; in the...
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Francis Bacon and His Shakespeare

Theron Soliman Eugene Dixon - 1895 - 461 páginas
...description of a ship's rigging in History of the Winds. " the very rats Instinctively have quit it;" " Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall." — Of Wisdom for a Man's Self. " there they hoist us, To cry to the sea that roar'd to us ; to sigh...
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Bacon Vs. Shakespeare: A Brief for Plaintiff

Edwin Reed - 1897 - 296 páginas
...Upon the noise of thunder . . . fishes are thought to be frayed [terrified]." — Natural History. " It is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour." — Essay of Wisdom. "There was an Egyptian soothsayer that made Antonius believe that his genius,...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1897 - 446 páginas
...Affaires3. 40 Wisedome for a Man's Selfe is, in many Branches thereof, a depraved Thing. It is the Wisedome of Rats, that will be sure to leave a House somewhat before it fall. It is the Wisedome of the Fox, that thrusts out the Badger, who digged and made Roome for him. It is the Wisedome...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volumen2

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...society ; and be so true to thyself as thou be not false to others, especially to thy king and country. Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...the wisdom of the fox, that thrusts out the badger that digged and made room for him ; it is the wisdom of the crocodiles, that shed tears when they would...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall of Francis Bacon, Lo. Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 376 páginas
...please them and profit themselves; and for either respect they will abandon the good of their affairs. I Wisdom for a man's self is, in many branches thereof,...the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would__deypur.^ But that which is specially to be noted is, that those which (as Cicero says of Pompey)...
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The Essayes Or Counsels Civill and Morall of Francis Lo: Verulam, Viscount ...

Francis Bacon - 1900
...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,...made room for him. It is the wisdom of crocodiles, 100 that shed tears when they would devour. But that which is specially to be noted is, that those...
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The Essays Or Covnsels Civill & Morall of Francis Bacon, Lo: Vervlam ...

Francis Pacon (viscount St. Albans) - 1900 - 452 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,...made room for him. It is the wisdom of crocodiles, 100 that shed tears when they would devour. But that which is specially to be noted is, that those...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1901 - 273 páginas
...Affaires. Wistdome for a Mans Selfe, is in many Branches thereof, a depraved Thing. It is the Wisedome of Rats, that will be sure to leave a House, somewhat before it fall. It is the Wisedome of the Fox, that thrusts out the Badger, who digged & made Roome for him. It is the Wisedome...
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Extracts from FitzGerald's letters relating to the "Two dramas of Calderon ...

Edward FitzGerald - 1902 - 352 páginas
...is the nature of self -lovers as they will set a house on fire and it were but to roast their eggs. Wisdom for a man's self is in many branches thereof...be sure to leave a house somewhat before it fall. " Enlighten self -interest," cries the philosopher, " do but sufficiently enlighten it! " — We ourselves...
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