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English School-Classics

TWENTY OF BACON'S ESSAYS Edited by

FRANCIS STORR, B.A., ASSISTANT-MASTER AT MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE, LATE SCHOLAR OF TRINITY

COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, AND BELL UNIVERSITY SCHOLAR.

The object of these Volumes is to supply preparatory Schools, and the fourth or fifth forms of larger Schools, with cheap Annotated Text-books for English reading. It is intended that each Volume should contain enough for One Term's work.

Fcap. 8vo.
THOMSON'S SEASONS: Winter.

With an Introduction to the Series, by the Rev. J. FRANCK
BRIGHT, M.A., Late Master of the Modern School at

Marlborough College.
COWPER'S TASK.

By FRANCIS STORR, B. A., Assistant-Master at Marlborough

College.
BACON'S ESSAYS.

By FRANCIS STORR, B.A., Assistant-Master at Marlborough

College. SCOTT'S LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL.

By J. SURTEES PHILLPOTTS, M.A., Assistant-Master at

Rugby School, formerly Fellow of New College, Oxford. SIMPLE POEMS.

By W. C. MULLINS, M.A., Assistant-Master at Marl

borough College. SELECTIONS FROM WORDSWORTH'S

POEMS. By H. H. TURNER, M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge. WORDSWORTH'S EXCURSION.

By H. H. TURNER, M. A., of Trinity College, Cambridge. The general Introduction to the Series will be found in Thomson's WINTER, or may be obtained separately.

Rivingtons
LONDON, OXFORD, AND CAMBRIDGE

ENGLISH SCHOOL-CLASSICS

TWENTY OF

BACON'S ESSAYS

EDITED

With 3introduction and Notes

BY

FRANCIS STORR, B.A.

ASSISTANT-MASTER AT MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE

RIVINGTONS

London, Drford, and Cambridge

1874

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CONTENT S.

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(1) I. OF TRUTH, (2) 11. OF DEATH, (4) III. OF REVENGE, (5) IV. OF ADVERSITY, (7) 'V. OF PARENTS AND CHILDREN, (11) VI. OF GREAT PLACE, (12) VII. OF BOLDNESS, (13) VIII. OF GOODNESS, AND GOODNESS OF NATURE, . (18) IX. OF TRAVEL, (21)

X. OF DELAYS, (22) XI. OF CUNNING, (23) XII. OF WISDOM FOR A MAN'S SELF, (27) XIII. OF FRIENDSHIP, (36) XIV. OF AMBITION, (38) XV. OF NATURE IN MEN, (39) XVI. OF CUSTOM AND EDUCATION, (42) XVII. OF YOUTH AND AGE, (47) XVIII. OF NEGOCIATING, (50) xix. OF STUDIES, (57) XX. OF ANGER,

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27 29

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32 34 35

36

NOTES,
APPENDICES,

39 76

N.B.—The numbers in brackets are those of the complete edition of the Essays. The references in the Notes are all to the complete edition.

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