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" The perpetuity by generation is common to beasts; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men: and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men, which have sought to express the images of their minds,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page 21
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...pofterity is mod in them that have no pofterity. They that are the fiiff ratfers of their Houfes, are moft indulgent towards their Children •, beholding them...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work, and foboth Children and Creatures. The difference rrraffedion of Parents towards their feveral...
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The English Theophrastus, Or, The Manners of the Age: Being the Modern ...

Abel Boyer - Character sketches - 1702 - 404 pages
...Remembrance of Death. * They that :ire the Firft Raifers of their Families, are moft indulgent toward their Children, beholding them as the Continuance, not only of ..their Kind, but of their Works j and fo both Childrenz.a&Creatures. •-^. -iiV-. . ', , i;•.•'• * He that has Wife and...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St ...

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - Philosophy - 1733 - 658 pages
...Pofterity appears greatert in thofe that have no Pofterity. The firft Ennoblers of their Families are moft indulgent towards their Children ; beholding them as the Continuance, not only of their Species, but alfo of their Works ; and fo both Children and Creatures. 2. The Degrees of Affeftion...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 348 pages
...is common to beasts; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work; and so both children and creatures. The difference in affection of parents towards their several...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 302 pages
...is common to beasts ; but memory, merit, and noble works are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest 'works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work ; and so both children and creatures. The difference in affection of parents towards their several...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...is common to beasts ; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work, and so both Children and Creatures. The difference in affection of Parents towards their several...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...is common to beasts ; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...most indulgent towards their Children ; beholding thtm as the continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work, and so both Children and Creatures....
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 604 pages
...is common to beasts ; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work ; and so both children and creatures. The difference in affection of parents towards their several...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...is common to beasts; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men: and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work; and so both children and creatures. The difference in affection of parents towards their several...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821 - 416 pages
...is common to beasts ; but memory, merit, and noble works, are proper to men : and surely a man shall see the noblest works and foundations have proceeded...continuance, not only of their kind, but of their work ; and so both. children and creatures. The difference in affection of parents towards their several...
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