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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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Complete guide to the certificate and scholarship examinations, by a head ...

J T. Amner - 1878 - 226 pages
...Penmanship, the word Unpopularity. Write in small hand, as a specimen of Penmanship, the sentence — ' It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire, and many things to fear.' DICTATION. Write the passage dictated to you by the examiner, and punctuate it correctly. The passages...
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The beginners' drill-book of English grammar

James Burton (schoolmaster.) - 1878 - 124 pages
...green shall now no more be seen fanning their joyous leaves to thy soft lays. Riches are for spending, it is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire, and many things to fear. Reading maketli a full man, writing an exact man. Read not to contradict and confute. A working man....
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879 - 272 pages
...prick in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own So country. XIX Cmpfre 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, 5 which make their minds the less clear. And...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1879 - 356 pages
...dress or conversation, his acquaintance with foreign lands. XIX.— OF EMPIRE.. (1612, enlarged 162$.) IT is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire, and many things tc fear; and yet that commonly is the case of kings, who being at the highest, want matter of desire,1...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1880 - 702 pages
...religion. ESSAY XIX. OF EMPIRE. TT is a miserable state of mind to have few things to deuire, •*- and many things to fear ; and yet that commonly is...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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Ten years' Queen's scholarship questions, 1870-9, with answers to arithmetic ...

Education Ministry of - 1880 - 238 pages
...penmanship, the word, Unpopularity. Write in small hand, as a specimen of penmanship, the sentence — " It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear." Grammar. 91 DICTATION. Write the passage dictated to you by the Examiner, and punctuate it correctly....
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1881 - 292 pages
...only prick in some flowers of that he hath learned abroad into the customs of his own So country. XIX 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, 5 which make their minds the less clear. And...
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 570 pages
...abroad into the customs of his own country. " At the present day called "attache's." 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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Twelve years' Queen's scholarship questions

Education Ministry of - 1882 - 292 pages
...penmanship, the word, Unpopularity. Write in small hand, as a specimen of penmanship, the sentence — " It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear." Grammar, 91 DICTATION. Write the passage dictated to you by the Examiner, and punctuate it correctly....
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 236 pages
...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 to desire, and many things to fear; and yet that common!}in the case of kings, who being at the highest, want matter of desire, f which makes their...
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