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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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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 20

New York State Agricultural Society - 1861
...Important to the general prosperity, they may find happiness in their own pursuit. Lord Bacon says : " Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." And is there any situation more consonant to the wisdom of the philosopher than that of the American...
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The Cultivator, a Monthly Journal Devoted to Agriculture, horitcluture ...

The Cultivator - 1846
...antiquity. And Lord Bacon, the wisest man of modern times, says, • • seek not proud riches, but rather such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully and leave contentedly." And can there be a truer description of a farmer's fortune f There is no greater independence than...
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The Cultivator, Volume 3

1846
...antiquity. And Lord Bacon, the wisest man of modern times, says, " seek not proud riches, but rather such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully and leave contentedly." And can there be a truer description of a farmer's fortune There is no greater independence than...
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The Family Christian Almanac for the United States, for the Year of Our Lord ...

David Young - 1851
...all that could oppose. WEALTH. — It is a beautiful remark of Lord Bacon, " Seek not proud wealth ; but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." And says the late William Wirt — a name that will long be illustrious in American history — "Excessive...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. marum sum : " one futile person, that maketh it his...will do more hurt than many that know it their dut Yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them : but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of RabiriuB...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...and not always in fact: for, certainly, great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. B XB yet have no abstract or friarly contempt of them ; but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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The Farmer's Every-day Book: Or, Sketches of Social Life in the Country ...

John Lauris Blake - 1850 - 654 pages
...antiquity. And Lord Bacon, the wisest man of modern times, says, " Seek not proud riches, but rather such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. And can there be a truer description of a farmer's fortune ? There is no greater independence than...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...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 Babirius...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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 Eabirius...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
...insatiability which sometimes attends it. — Essay on the Passions. WEALTH. — Seek not proud wealth ; but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. — Lord Bacon. WEALTH. — Excessive wealth is neither glory nor iappiness. The cold and sordid wretch...
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