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" We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years, or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page 181
by Francis Bacon - 1850
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 624 pages
...Continuance. For to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 616 pages
...Continuance. For to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments; to this tendeth the desire...during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1843 - 706 pages
...continuance ; for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 374 pages
...tendeth the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect, the strength of all other humane desires ; we see then how far the monuments of wit...verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years and more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824 - 642 pages
...continuance: for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families; to this buildings, foundations, and monuments; to this tendeth the desire...during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and destroyed ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 pages
...continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families : to this tend buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 432 pages
...continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...during which time, infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...continuance : for to this tendeth generation, and raising of houses and families ; to this buildings, foundations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire...without the loss of a syllable or letter ; during which time,*infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible...
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