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" Anaxagoras did, who reduced himself with contemplation unto voluntary poverty.: but this I will do; I will sell the inheritance that I have, and purchase some lease of quick revenue, or some office of gain that shall be executed by deputy, and so give... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 206
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - English essays - 2002 - 868 pages
...of service,0 and become some sorry book-maker,0 or a true pioner0 in that mine of truth, which (he0 said) lay so deep. This which I have writ unto your Lordship is rather thoughts than words,0 being set down without all art, disguising, or reservation.0 Wherein I have done honour both...
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The Shakespeare Enigma

Peter Dawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 159 pages
...Lordship would not 'carry him on' he would sell the small inheritance he had in order to become some sorry bookmaker or a true pioneer in that mine of truth which Anaxagoras said lay so deep: And if your lordship will not carry me on, I will not do as Anaxagoras...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 586 pages
...office of gain, that shall be executed by deputy, and so give over all care of service, and become some ourt-shifts, and tyrannous aphorisms appear to them...proper order of education, he adds, The next removal lordehip which u truest; and to your lordship's good nature, in retaining nothing from you. And even...
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