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" I CANNOT call riches better than the baggage of virtue ; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta ;" for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it cannot be spared nor left behind, but it hindereth the march ; yea, and the care of it sometimes... "
Plain Living and High Thinking: A New Year Homily - Page 28
by Theodore Thornton Munger - 1897 - 61 pages
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...call riches better than the baggage of virtue; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta;" for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it...cannot be spared nor left behind, but it hindereth the inarch ; yea, and the care of it sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory; of great riches there...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...call riches better than the baggage of virtue ; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta ;" for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it...march ; yea, and the care of it sometimes loseth or diaturbeth the victory; of great riches there is no real use,, except it be in the distribution ; the...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 168 pages
...call riches better than the baggage of virtue ; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta ;" for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it...the care of it sometimes loseth or disturbeth the vietory ; of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution ; the rest is but...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - 1822 - 208 pages
...better than the baggage of virtue; the Roman word is better, "impedimenta ;" for as the baggage i's to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it cannot be...the care of it sometimes loseth or disturbeth the vietory; of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution ; the rest is but conceit...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...call riches better than the baggage of virtue ; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta;" for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it...spared nor left behind, but it hindereth the march; yea,'and the care of it sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory; of great riches there is no real...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 pages
...baggage" of virtue ; the Roman word is better, " impedimenta." For as the baggage is to an army, so are riches to virtue. It cannot be spared nor left behind,...hindereth the march ; yea, and the care of it sometimes loselh or disturbeth the victory. Of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...die in the pring-time, that she may have tore of flowers strewed with her orpse. The Milkmaid. As the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it...spared nor left behind, but it hindereth the march. Bacon. All heavenly beauties join themselves in one, To show their glory in thine eye alone ; Which...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - 1839
...cannot call riches better than the baggage of virtue; the Roman word is better, impedimenta; for as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue; it...march; yea, and the care of it sometimes loseth or dieturbeth the victory; of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution; the...
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Ladies Companion and Literary Expositor: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volumes 14-15

1841
...better, impedimenta ; for as the bagaee is to an army, so is riches to virtue ; it cannot bo pared nor left behind, but it hindereth the march ; yea,...the care of it sometimes loseth or disturbeth the •ietory ; of great riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution ; the rest is but...
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Essays on the Principles of Morality: And on the Private and Political ...

Jonathan Dymond - 1842 - 198 pages
...have sold more men than they have bought out. As baggage is to an army, яо ari riches to virtue — It hindereth the march, yea and the care of it sometimes loseth or disturheth the victory." — " It is to be feared that the general tendency of rank, and especially...
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