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" IT is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire, and many things to fear... "
The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc - Page 63
by John Feltham - 1799
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

1795 - 432 pages
...longer. A very natural ia)age of the life of a tyrant. ROLIJJ. Antient History, b. xu-cb. i. sect. iv. Ir is a miserable state of mind to have few things to...things to fear: and yet that commonly is the case of-kings, who being at the highest want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 348 pages
...prick in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own country. OF (Empire. IT is a miserable state of mind to have few things...desire, which makes their minds more languishing; and have many representations of perils and shadows, whieh make their minds the less clear: and this...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...prick in some iowers of that he hatb learned abroad into the customs of his own country. OF EMPIRE. IT is a miserable state of mind to have few things...of desire, which makes their minds more languishing ; and have many representations of perils and shadows, which make their minds the less clear : and...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...prick in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad, into the customs of his own country. ISmptrr. IT is a miserable state of mind, to have few things...things to fear ; and yet that commonly is the case of Kings ; who, being at the highest, want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 312 pages
...only prick in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad, into the customs of his own country. JT is a miserable state of mind, to have few things to...things to fear ; and yet that commonly is the case of Kings ; who, being at the highest, want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing,...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 580 pages
...in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad, into the customs of his own country. XIX. OF EMPIRE. IT is a miserable state of mind to have few things...things to fear : and yet that commonly is the case of kings, who being at the highest, want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 602 pages
...of mind to have few things to desire, and many things to fear : and yet that commonly is the case of kings, who being at the highest, want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing : and have many representations of perils and shadows, which makes their minds the less clear. And...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 548 pages
...in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own country. XX. OF EMPIRE. IT is a miserable state of mind to have, few things...desire, ."which makes their minds more languishing; and have many representations of perils and shadows, which make their Minds the less clear: and this...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821 - 416 pages
...some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own country. XX. OF EMPIRE. rr is a miserable state of mind to have few things to...of desire, which makes their minds more languishing ; and have many representations of perils and shadows, which make their minds the less clear : - and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 538 pages
...in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own country. XIX. OF EMPIRE. It is a miserable state of mind to have few things...things to fear ; and yet that commonly is the case of kings, who being at the highest, want matter of desire, which makes their minds more languishing...
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