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" Your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams, inferreth that young men are admitted nearer to God than old, because vision is a clearer revelation than a dream. And certainly, the more a man drinketh of the world, the more it... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 141
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...men in age arc actors. And lastly, good for external accidents, because authority follows old men, and favour and popularity youth. But for the moral...part, perhaps, youth will have the preeminence, as age has for the politic : and certainly the more we drink of the world the more it intoxicates ; and age...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...men in Age are actors. And lastly, good for extern accidents, because authority followeth Old Men, and favour and popularity Youth. But for the moral...hath for the politic. A certain Rabbin upon the text, 'c Your Young Men shall see visions, and your Old Men shall dream dreams," inferreth, that young men...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...men in age are actors; and, lastly, good for external accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth : but, for the moral...the text, " Your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams," ihferreth that young men are admitted nearer to God than old, because...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...men in age are actors; and, lastly, good for external accidents, because authority followe'th oW men, and favour and popularity youth: but, for the moral...God than old, because vision is a clearer revelation thaa a dream: and, certainly the more a man' drinketh of the world, the more it intoxicateth: and age...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...men in age are actors; and, lastly, good for external accidents, becanse anthority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth : but, for the moral...that young men are admitted nearer to God than old, becanse vision is a clearer revelation than a dream : and, certainly, the more a man drinketh of the...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822
...in age are actors ; and, lastly, good for external accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth : but, for the moral...the more a man drinketh of the world, the more it intoxieatcth : and age doth profit rather in the powers of understanding than in the virtues of the...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 pages
...men in Age are actors; and, lastly, good for external accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth ; but for the moral...God than old, because vision is a clearer revelation tban a dream : and, certainly, the more a man drinketh of the world, the more it intoxicateth : and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1824
...men in age are actors: and lastly, good for extern accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth. But for the moral...politic. A certain Rabbin upon the text, Your young meti shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams; inferreth,thatyoung men are admitted nearer...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...counsel for the persons, and violent counsel for the matters. Bacon'l Eaayi. Authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth ; but for the moral...youth will have the pre-eminence, as age hath for the politick. 1,1. After death, we sprights have just such natures We had, for all the world, when human...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...in age are actors ; and, lastly, good for external accidents, because authority followeth old men, and favour and popularity youth : but for the moral part, perhaps, youth will havfe the pre-emt nence, as age hath for the politic. A certain rabbin, upon the text, " Your young...
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