MY LORD, — With as much confidence as mine own honest and faithful devotion unto your service and your honourable correspondence unto me and my poor estate can breed in a man, do I commend myself unto your Lordship. I wax now somewhat ancient: one and... The works of Francis Bacon - Page 204by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819Full view
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