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" But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring. For good thoughts (though God accept them) yet towards men are little better than good dreams, except they be put in act; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding... "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 269
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...not to Will, the iccOnd n6t to Can. But Power to x!o good, is the true and lawful end of afpiring: for good thoughts (though God accept them, ) yet towards...little better than good dreams, except they be put in i •-" ' D 2 Adh and that cannot be without -Power and Place,as the Vantage and Commanding Ground....
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...whereof the latter is a curse: for in evil the best condition is not to will; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring;...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion; and conscience of the same...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the latter is a curse : for in evil the best condition is not to will ; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring;...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Men1, and good works are the end of man's motion , and conscience of the same...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...best condition is not to will, the second not to can : but power to do good, is the true and awful end of aspiring: for good thoughts (though God accept...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...the true and awful end of aspiring: for good thoughts (though God accept them) yet towards men are E little better than good dreams, except they be put...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the latter is a curse ; for in evil the best condition is not to will ; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring....cannot be without power and place ; as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...is a curse ; for in evil the best condition i* not to will ; the second not to can. But power todo good is the true and lawful end of aspiring. For good...cannot be without power and place ; as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...is a curse: for in eVil the best condition is not to will; the second not to can. But power to do &4 good is the true and lawful end of aspiring; for good...yet towards men are little better than good dreams, exrept they be put in act; and that cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...the latter is a curse : for in evil the best condition is not to will ; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring...cannot be without power and place, as the vantage and commanding ground. Merit and good works is the end of man's motion ; and conscience of the same...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...whereof the latter is a curse : for in evil the best condition is not to will; the second not to can. But power to do good is the true and lawful end of aspiring;...and conscience of the same is the accomplishment of man's rest : for if a man can be partaker of God's theatre, he shall likewise be partaker of God's...
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