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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

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LIFE OF BACON.

PART 1.- FROM THE BIRTH OF BACON TO

THE DEATH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH,

CHAPTER I.
From the Birth of Bacon to the Death of his

Father.

His Birth. The University. New Atlantis.

Paris. Death of his father. Return to Eng.

land......

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con dissuades Essex from accepting the
command. Essex appointed Lord Lieu-
tenant. His rash conduct. Intercession by
Bacon with the Queen. Return of Essex.
His imprisonment. Bacon's friendship. Pri-
vate investigation in Star Chamber. Bacon's
objection to this. Apology for Essex. Pub-
lic proceeding against Essex. Bacon coun-

sel against Essex. Reasons for this. Trial

of Essex. His application to the Queen

after the trial. Obloquy of Bacon. Impru-

dent conduct of partisans of Essex. Bacon's

exertions with the Queen for Essex. Writes

letters for him. Impropriety of this. Essex
liberated. Monopoly of sweet wines. Es-

sex's violence. Bacon's interview with the

Queen. Treason of Essex. Bacon's diffi-

cult situation. Trial of Essex. His exe-

cution. Account of his treason. Death of

the Queen. Bacon's praise of the Queen. . XXV

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CHAPTER II.

From the Death of his father till he engaged

in active Life.

His admission at Gray's Inn. His occupations vi

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CHAPTER II.

nence.

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CHAPTER IV.

From his Fall to his Death.

Imprisonment of Bacon. Liberation. Re-

lease of fine. History of Henry VII. Great-

ness of states. Familiar illustrations. His

piety. Eton College. De Augmentis. His-

tory of Life and Death. Importance of

knowledge of the body. Consumption.

Vital spirit. All bodies have a spirit. Flight.

Death. Importance of science of animal

spirit. Bacon's works after his retirement.

Gondomar. D'Effiat. Sir Julius Cæsar.

Selden. Ben Jonson. Meautys. Bacon's

pardon. Death of James. Decline of Ba.

con's health. Apophthegms. Psalms. Con-

fession of faith. Prayers. Student's prayer.

Author's prayer. Chancellor's prayer. Pray-

ers in the Instauration-in the De Aug-

mentis—in the Novum Organum-in the
Instauratio, third part-in the minor pub-
lications. Paradoxes. Letters. Skepti-
cism, nature of. Rawley's statement. Ba-
con's will. Cause of Bacon's death. Ba.
con's last letter. Opening of Bacon's will.
Funeral. Monument. Meautys. Bacon's
*temperament. Bacon's person. His mind.
Extent of views. Senses. Imagination.
Understanding. Temporary inability to ac-
quire knowledge. Particular. Studies. Me-
mory. Composition. Causes of Bacon's
entering active life. Bacon's entrance into
active life. His motive for reform. Re-
former. Bacon as a lawyer-Judge-Pa-

CHAPTER III.

From the publication of the Novum Organum to

his retirement from active life.
Resolution to publish Novum Organum. Liter-

ate experience. Division of Instauratio
Magna. Division of the Sciences. Novum
Organum. Our powers. Defects of the
senses. Division of Idols.

Idols of the
Tribe: of the Market : of the Den: of the
Theatre. Destruction of Idols. Our mo-
tives for acquiring knowledge. Obstacles to
acquiring knowledge. Want of time. Want
of means. Right road. Formation of opi-
nion. Affirmative table. Negative table.
Table of comparisons. Table of results. In.

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tron-Statesman. Reform as Statesman and

45. Building

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Lawyer—as Statesman. Reform of law.

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His private life. Conversation. Wit. Re-

47. Negotiating ·

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ligious. Conclusion

48. Followers and Friends

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49. Suitors

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250. Studies ..

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51. Faction.

ESSAYŞ.

52. Ceremonies and Respects ....

Jl. Trath

53. Praise ...,

54. Vainglory

Death

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3. Unity in Religion

55. Honour and Reputation...

57

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56. Judicature..

58

ve Revenge

14

57. Anger

59

5. Adversity

14

6. Simulation and Dissimulation Web..

58. Vicissitude of Things

Parents and Children

15

APPENDIX TO Essays.

16. Marriage and Single Life

9. Envy

62

17

A Fragment of an Essay of Fame........

ve. Love

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Of a King ·

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11. Great Place

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MEDITATIONES SACRÆ.

12. Boldness

20

13. Goodness, and Goodness of Nature . 21

The Works of God and Man.......... 67

14. Nobility .....

The Miracles of our Saviour

21

62

15. Seditions and Troubles.

22

The Innocency of the Dove, and the Wis-

V16. Atheism

dom of the Serpent

24

67

617. Superstition

The Exaltation of Charity

62

25

ne. Travel

The Moderation of Cares..

69

19. Empire.

Earthly Hope ...

68.

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20. Counsel

28

Hypocrites...

63

21. Delays

29

Impostors

70

22. Cunning

The several kinds of Imposture

70

23. Wisdom for a Man's self

Atheism

24. Innovations

Heresies...

32

25. Despatch

The Church and the Scripture ..

71

32

26, Seeming wise

33

OF THE COLOURS OF GOOD AND EVIL 72

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28. Expense ....

35

MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS UPON HU.

29. The true Greatness of Kingdoms and

MAN PHILOSOPHY,

Estates

36

Mr. Bacon in Praise of Knowledge......

30. Regiment of Health

39

31. Suspicion

Valerius Terminus, of the Interpretation of

40

Nature ...

81

32. Discourse.

40

33. Plantations

Filum Labyrinthi, sive Formula, Inquisi-

41

tiones ad Filos

96

Oh Riches

42

35. Prophecies

Sequela Chartarum; sive Inquisitio Le-

43

36. Ambition

gitima de Calore et Frigore...

44

37. Masks and Triumphs

A Letter and Discourse to Sir Henry Sa-

44

38. Nature in Men ......

vill, touching Helps for the Intellectual

450

Powers

101

39. Custom and Education. ......

40. Fortune

46

APOPHTHEGMS

107

47

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12. Youth and Age

* ORNAMENTA RATIONALIA

127

143. Beauty

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44. Deformity

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