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" Magna rivitas, magna solitudo ; because in a great town friends are scattered; so that there is not that fellowship, for the most part, which is in less neighbourhoods. But we may go further, and affirm most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page 85
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
..., without which the World is but a Wildernefs : and even in this Senfe alfo of Solitude, whofoever in the Frame of his Nature and Affections is unfit for Friendship, he taketh it of the Beaft, and not from Humanity. A Principal Fruit of Friend/hip is, the Eafe and Difcharge of the Fulnefs...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 556 pages
...may go further ftill, and affirm moft truly, that it is a meer and riiiferable SoOf FR i EHD srt i ?. SOLITUDE, to want true FRIENDS; without which the World is but a Wildernefs : And even in this Senfe alfo of SOLITUDE, whofoever in the Frame of his Nature is averfe...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St ...

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - Philosophy - 1733 - 658 pages
...ETHICKS, Or MORAIIT Y. 1 Great Citia are wide Defarti. and truly aflert, that it is a more miferable Solitude, to want true Friends : without which the World is but a Wildernefs. And in this fenfe alfo of Solitude, whoever in his Nature and Affections is averfe to Friendship,...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1799 - 390 pages
...lefs neighbourhoods. But we may go farther, and affirm moft truly, that it is a mere and miferable Solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wildernefs ; and even in this fenfe alfo of Solitude, whofoever in the frame of his nature and affections...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801 - 444 pages
...most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want tru* friends, without which the vCorld is but a wilderness ; and even in this sense also...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings and suffocations...
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A treatise on the conduct of God to the human species, and on the divine ...

James Hare - God - 1809 - 474 pages
...painful fulness which the soul feels under affliction by imparting it. He further observes, that " whosoever, in the frame of his " nature and affections, is unfit for friend" ship, he taketh it from the beast, and not " from humanity." Such a man as Stilpo may, if he...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 348 pages
...most part, which is in less neighbourhoods: but we may go farther, and affirm most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends,...which the world is but a wilderness; and, even in this scene also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature and affections is unfit for friendship,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...most part, which is in less neighbourhoods. But we may go farther, and affirm most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which, the world is but a wilderness ; and e.veu in this sense also, of solitude, whosoever, in the frame of his nature and affections, is unfit...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 302 pages
...most part, which is in lessneighbourhoods : but we may go farther, and affirm most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends,...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings and suffocations...
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The invisible hand

Invisible hand - 1815 - 278 pages
...my conduct. I believed marriage might have many pains. I knew celibacy had no pleasures. CHAP. VI. A principal fruit of Friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. . To a true friend you may impart griefs,...
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