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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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Baconiana

1905 - 286 pages
...the end justified the means. Nevertheless, he could not charge himself (to use his own words) with "the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice, however I may be frail and partake of the abuses of the times." Lord St. Alban knew himself...
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The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907 - 780 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." Ibitl., vii. 227, and...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 270 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 prevent justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." But when the twenty-three...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 272 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 babit of taking rewards to prevent justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of...
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The Romance of George Villiers: First Duke of Buckingham, and Some Men and ...

Philip Gibbs - Great Britain - 1908 - 512 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 deformed habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the...
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The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910 - 1110 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope 1 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." * Ibid. vii. 227. and Gardiner,...
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The Greatest of Literary Problems: The Authorship of the Shakespeare Works ...

James Phinney Baxter - Computers - 1915 - 790 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 abuses of the times.2 1 Sir Ferdinando Gorges,...
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 294 pages
...concealment had not occurred to him. "When the book of hearts shall be opened," he wrote, "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. ... I pray God to give me...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - Philosophy - 1996 - 620 pages
...and gifts wherewith I am charged/ he added, '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.'41 He would answer the charges...
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The Commons of the Mind

Annette Baier - Philosophy - 1997 - 124 pages
...wherewith I am charged, when the Books of Hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have a corrupt Heart, in a depraved habit of taking Rewards to pervert Justice." The customs of the times included gift giving, where the gifts were not intended as free...
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