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The Advancement of Learning - Page 72
by Francis Bacon - 1873 - 376 pages
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805 - 384 pages
...4to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or staiuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Ctesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806 - 384 pages
...Learning, 4to. 1633: " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Cxsar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 616 pages
...castles, cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no, nor of the kings...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books exempted from...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 624 pages
...castles, cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no, nor of the kings...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books exempted from...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar; no, nor of the kings...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 506 pages
...proof which occurs is enough. Take the following from Bacon's Advancement of Learning, *to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes...the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again: " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 374 pages
...cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no, nor of the kings,...the originals cannot last; and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 380 pages
...cities, have been decayed and demolished I It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no, nor of the kings,...the originals cannot last; and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1843 - 706 pages
...demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Cscsar ; no, nor of the kings or great personages of much later...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 500 pages
...to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Csesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again: " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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