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" Vesuvius. For I was also desirous to try an experiment or two, touching the conservation and induration of bodies. As for the experiment itself, it succeeded excellently well... "
Letters and remains of the lord chancellor Bacon, collected by R. Stephens ... - Page 182
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1734
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Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two ...

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1795 - 704 pages
...muft be perufcd with a melancholy pleafure, as it was the laft letter this great man ever dictated. " MY VERY GOOD LORD, * I WAS likely to have had the...Plinius the elder, who loft his life by trying an " expeiiment about the burning of the mountain " Vefuviu?, for I was defirous to try an experi*•'...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ...

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1798 - 518 pages
...it muft be perufed with a melancholy pleafure, as the laft letter this great man ever dictated. ** MY VERY GOOD LORD, " I was likely to have had the...an experiment about the burning of the " mountain Vefuvius; for I was defirous to try " an experiment or two touching the conferva" tion and enduration...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Last and Two ..., Volume 1

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1804 - 496 pages
...and how much is fuch a work, to be defire J by all " truck lovers of literature." — Dr. JOR.TUS. " MY VERY GOOD LORD, " I was likely to have had the fortune of ?' Gaius -Plinius the elder, who loft his life by " trying an experiment about the burning of the "...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 292 pages
...serviteur. TO THE EARL OF ARUNDEL AND SURREY. Jmt before his death, being the last letter ha ever wrote. MY VERy GOOD LORD, I WAS likely to have had the fortune of Caius Plinius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of the mountain Vesuvius : for I was also desirous...
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819 - 616 pages
...the Earl of ARUNDEL and SURRY : just before his death, being the last letter he P. ST. ever wrote. My very good Lord, I WAS likely to have had the fortune of Caius Plinius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of the mount Vesuvius: for I was also desirous...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824 - 624 pages
...the Earl of ARUNDEL and SURREY: just before his death, being the last letter he p ' 57 ' ever wrote. My very good Lord, I WAS likely to have had the fortune of Caius Phnius the- elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of the mount Vesuvius...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 97, Part 2; Volumes 141-142

Early English newspapers - 1827 - 796 pages
...suffocation." The following is a copy of Lord Bacon's last letter : " To the Earl of Arundel and Surry, " My very good Lord, " I was likely to have had the fortune of Caius Vilnius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of Mount Vesuvius :...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 97, Part 2; Volumes 141-142

Early English newspapers - 1827 - 716 pages
...(Mr. Hobbes told me) died of a suffocation." The following is a copy of Lord Bacon's last letter: " I was likely to have had the fortune of Caius Plinius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of Mount Vesuvius : for I was also desirous...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: Letters from the ...

Francis Bacon - Law - 1830 - 530 pages
...happiness to me withal, that I many times forget my adversity : but I shall never forget to be, &c. To the Earl of Arundel and Surrey. My very good Lord, I was likely to have had the fortune of Cajus Plinius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of the Mountain...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 12

Francis Bacon - 1830 - 530 pages
...happiness to me withal, that I many times forget my adversity : but I shall never forget to be, 8tc. To the Earl of Arundel and Surrey. My very good Lord, I was likely to have had the fortune of Cajus Plinius the elder, who lost his life by trying an experiment about the burning of the Mountain...
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