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" But this is excellently expressed, that it is in imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully,... "
Plain Living and High Thinking: A New Year Homily - Page 31
by Theodore Thornton Munger - 1897 - 61 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...and not always in fact : for, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly ; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them ; but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...and not always in fact : for, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly ; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them ; but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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The Christian Remembrancer: With an Introductory Essay

Ambrose Serle, Thomas Chalmers - 1829 - 272 pages
...their heart was exalted : therefore have they forgotten me." It was the good advice of a wise man : " Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." There is no doubt but that Christians, with worldly riches, may do abundance of worldly good to others;...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833
...of Kingscot, his memory would have come down as untarnished, as it must remain imperishable : . . ' Seek not proud riches : but such, as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.' Essay 34. Works, i. 120. Ed. Pickering. * * Non patre prseclaro, sed vita et pectore puro.' HOR. f...
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Lives, Charachters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - 1833 - 386 pages
...constantly adhered, his memory would have come down as untarnished, as it must remain imperishable : . . ' Seek not proud riches : but such, as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." Essay 34. Works, i. 120. Ed. Pickering. -f- ' Non patre prasclaro, sed vita et pectore puro." HOB....
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...world, is the surest way to gain the greatest hap piness this present world can bestow. — LA HARPB. SEEK not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. — BACON. THE lands and houses, the goods and chattels, which the parent bequeaths to his child in...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. Yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them : but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Riches Without Wings, Or, The Cleveland Family

Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith - 1838 - 162 pages
... I 0 WITHOUT WINGS, OB *l THE CLEVELAND FAMILY. o,e > BY; MRS. SEBA SMITH. T Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. BOSTON: LORD BACOK. GEORGE W. LIGHT, 1 CORNHILL. NEW YORK :—12C Fulton Sircet. 1838. THE NEW YORK...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...and not always in :fact : for, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly ; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them ; but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...what works of ostentation are undertaken, because there might seem to be some use of great riches ? Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly; yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them. " He that hasteth to be rich shall not be innocent...
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