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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 Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall of Francis Bacon, Lo. Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 290 pages
...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 wejl of Rabmus...
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Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 272 pages
...not always in fact : for certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek v not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly,...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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Proverb Lore: Many Sayings, Wise Or Otherwise, on Many Subjects, Gleaned ...

Frederick Edward Hulme - 1902 - 269 pages
...encreaseth. " — Ely at. t "A little wealth will suffice us to live well, and still less to die well." "Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." great for honesty to keep up with. Another maxim of thrift is that "If you make not much of threepence...
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Crowned masterpieces of literature that have advanced civilization ..., Volume 1

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1902
...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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Modern Achievement, Volume 1

Edward Everett Hale - 1902
...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. The poets feign that when Plutus (which is riches)...
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...behind, but it hindereth the march ; yea and the care of it sometimes loscth or disturbeth the victory. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly. Use soberly, distribute cheerfully and live contentedly ; yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them. — BACON. There is 1 a burden...
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English Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1905 - 445 pages
...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." The language is a little archaic. The ant "is a shrewd [mischievous] thing in an orchard or garden."...
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The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 318 pages
...fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. Seek not proud riches,0 but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. Yet have no abstract nor fri-20 arly contempt of them; but distinguish, as Cicero0 saith well of Rabirius...
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Business English, Its Principles and Practice

George Burton Hotchkiss, Celia Anne Drew - 1916 - 376 pages
...6 He had lost money, health and honor. 7 He is well-meaning but tactless, kind-hearted but blunt. 8 Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. 9 If you are interested, if you want to know how thousands of others are turning their spare time into...
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1920 - 464 pages
...imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have brought out. Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. Yet have no abstract nor friarly7 contempt of them. But distinguish, as Cicero saith8 well of Rabirius...
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