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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 Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...imagination, and not always in fact. For certainly great riches have sold more men than they have bought out. ar hierarchies, Yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them : but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

1855
...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 i but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Babirius...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 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 well of Rabirius...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 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 or friarly contempt of them, but distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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 friarly4 contempt of them. But distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius...
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Anecdotes for the Family, Or, Lessons of Truth and Duty for Every-day Life ...

1862 - 443 pages
...many hoops are used." 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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...and satisfied himself with the simplest food. The needy never left his mansion unrelieved, and his proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly,...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 Ministry of Home; Or, Brief Expository Lectures on Divine Truth ...

Octavius Winslow - 1867 - 359 pages
...God in the heart,—the fruit of a steady and fixed purpose. " Seek not proud riches," says Bacon " but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly;" and to this we may add, such as a judicious economy may frugally save, and a Christian benevolence...
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Essays and Lectures: Historical and Literary

James Whiteside - 1868 - 478 pages
...hath the owner but the sight of it with his eyes?'" The philosophy of riches is thus expounded : " Seek not proud riches ; but such as thou mayest get...soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly." We have here a good principle of action, resting alike on philosophy and religion. In that essay of...
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