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" I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times. "
Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ... - Page 261
by Francis Bacon - 1702 - 302 pages
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The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry ..., Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Constitutional history - 1827 - 538 pages
...feeling language of his letter to the king , after the attack on him had already hegun ? " I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt..., in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." P. 589. Yet the general...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: Letters from the ...

Francis Bacon - Law - 1830 - 530 pages
...briberies arid gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times. And therefore I am resolved,...
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The Jurist, Or, Quarterly Journal of Jurisprudence and Legislation, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1832 - 496 pages
...wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may fail, and partake of the corruption of the times." During the reign of James...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834 - 458 pages
...wherewith I am charged, Letter to when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall ** King' not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times," was his expression in the...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 12

Law - 1834 - 614 pages
...seats of literature to a better sense of their duty to their king and country." proceeded not " from the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to prevent justice, however he might be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." His fate not only...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 392 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times. 'And therefore I am resolved,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 6-7

1835 - 542 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuse of the times." In his will are found these...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 388 pages
...the world with pity and with scorn.' GNOMICA, ch. cxxviii. 282 CHARACTER OF LORD BACON ! he had not the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice. 'There are,' says he, ' vitia temporis as well as vitia hominis, and the beginning of reformations...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 13

1836 - 808 pages
...practical results, as his own conduct forms on his public office. Let it suffice to prove, that he bad not the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit* of taking rewards to pervert justice. His own conclusion, in his own words, is all that is deducible: "There are '•'•tm temporis...
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Lives of Eminent British Statesmen ...: John Pym; John Hampden. By John Forster

Statesmen - 1837 - 430 pages
...in being circled with any reserved caution. When the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain 'of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." It was with this feeling,...
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