Bacon's Essays And Wisdom Of The Ancients (Paperback)

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Bacon's Essays And Wisdom Of The Ancients (Paperback)

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MEN in great place are thrice servants-servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame, and servants of business; so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self. The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall, or at least an eclipse, which is a melancholy thing: "Cum non sis qui fueris, non esse cur velis vivere.
Product Details ISBN: 9798589964509
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: January 7th, 2021
Pages: 254
Language: English