The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

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William Pickering., 1826
 

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Página xviii - It is true, that what is settled by custom, though it be not good, yet at least it is fit. And those things which have long gone together, are, as it were, confederate within themselves : whereas new things piece not so well ; but though they help by their utility, yet they trouble by their inconformity.
Página xviii - Which thing I also did in Jerusalem: and many of the saints did I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief Priests; and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.
Página i - Antiquity deserveth that reverence, that men should make a stand thereupon, and discover what is the best way ; but when the discovery is well taken, then to make progression.
Página xviii - ... own nature: wherein is aptly described the nature and condition of men, who are full of savage and unreclaimed desires of profit, of lust, of revenge; which...
Página 405 - And as for those which we call Brownists, being, when they were at the most, a very small number of very silly and base people, here and there in corners dispersed, they are now, thanks be to God, by the good remedies that have been used, suppressed and worn out ; so as there is scarce any news of them.
Página xviii - If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them...
Página 423 - ... her majesty not liking to make windows into men's hearts and secret thoughts, except the abundance of them did overflow into overt and express acts and affirmations, tempered her law so, as it restraineth only manifest disobedience in impugning and impeaching advisedly and ambitiously her majesty's supreme power, and maintaining and extolling a foreign jurisdiction.
Página xviii - Hiero were ever at the Olympian games, he knew the manner, that some came to try their fortune for the prizes ; and some came as merchants to utter their commodities ; and some came to make good cheer, and meet their friends ; and some came to look on ; and that he was one of them that came to look on.
Página 463 - O Lord, in thee have I trusted : let me never be confounded.

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