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" I have brought unto you gemitum columbcz from others ; now I bring it from myself. I fly unto Your Majesty with the wings of a dove, which once within these seven days I thought would have carried me a higher flight. "When I enter into myself I find not... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 543
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 7

Francis Bacon - Great Britain - 1874 - 672 pages
...may please your most excellent Majesty, Time hath been when I have brought unto you gemitum columbce from others. Now I bring it from myself. I fly unto...myself, I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been (as your Majesty knoweth best) never author of any immoderate counsel, but...
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On Renascence Drama: Or, History Made Visible

William Thomson - Authors, English - 1880 - 382 pages
...sleep the better." At this period of his wrecked fortunes all his similes were nautical. He wrote: "When I enter into myself I find not the materials of such a tempest as is come upon me." He was " compared to a mariner, who, being-wreckedl on an island with a rocky and savage shore, on...
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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 304 pages
...may please Your Most Excellent Majesty, time hath been when I have brought unto you gemitum columbcz from others ; now I bring it from myself. I fly unto...myself I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been, as Your Majesty knoweth best, never author of any immoderate counsel, but...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1883 - 624 pages
...please your most excellent Majesty, — Time hath been -when I have brought unto you gemitum columbce from others, now I bring it from myself. I fly unto your Majesty with the wings of & dove, which once within these seven days I thought would have carried me a higher flight. When I...
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History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the ...

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1883 - 452 pages
...feeling appears to have been one of bewilderment. " When I look into myself," he wrote to the King, " I find not the materials of such a tempest as is come upon me." He had never, he said, ' been the author of any immoderate counsel.' He had ' been no haughty, or intolerable,...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the ...

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1883 - 450 pages
...feeling appears to have been one of bewilderment. " When I look into myself," he wrote to the King, " I find not the materials of such a tempest as is come upon March 25. me." He had never, he said, ' been the author of any immoderate counsel.' He had ' been no...
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Bacon

Richard William Church - Great Britain - 1884 - 260 pages
...and partake of the abuse of the time." "Time hath been when I have brought unto yon gemitum columixe from others. Now I bring it from myself. I fly unto...myself, I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been (as your Majesty knowoth best), never author of any immoderate counsel,...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 562 pages
...patriot, and quite amazed at the hostile feeling that he found rising up against him in both Houses. " When I enter into myself, I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been (as your Majesty knoweth best) never author of any immoderate counsel, but...
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Francis Bacon (Lord Verulam): A Critical Review of His Life and Character ...

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - Authors, English - 1888 - 306 pages
...may please Your Most Excellent Majesty, time hath been when I have brought unto you gemitum columbee from others; now I bring it from myself. I fly unto...myself I find not the materials of such a tempest as is comen upon me. I have been, as Your Majesty knoweth best, never author of any immoderate counsel, but...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 2

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898 - 538 pages
...himself able to do. Just ten days after the charges were formally preferred, Bacon wrote to the King: When I enter into myself, I find not the materials of such a tempest as is come upon me. I have been no avaricious oppressor of the people. I have been no haughty or intolerable or hateful man in my conversation...
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