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" ... public faces and deportments of persons, and passeth over in silence the smaller passages and motions of men and matters. But such being the workmanship of God, as He doth hang the greatest weight upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens,... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 265
edited by - 1847
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspenders, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the...smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of a necessity contain a more true, native, and lively representation. So again narrations and relations...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...upon the smallest wires, maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward re- i sorts thereof. But lives, if they be well written, propounding to themselves a person to represent,...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...smallest wires, ''maxima Ŕ miuimis suspendens,''2 it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the...But Lives, if they be well written, propounding to them1 Imperfectly concocted. 2 Suspending the ┐Teatest things from the least. selves a person to represent...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 11

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1858
...Especially will history be taught in the university ; — not that of which Bacon hath said that ' it doth rather set forth the pomp of business, than the true and inward resorts thereof,' but that which really unfolds the causes, expounds the direction, and prophecies the results of human action...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1853
...Especially will history be taught in the university ; — not that of which Bacon hath said that ' it doth rather set forth the pomp of business, than the true and inward resorts thereof,' but that which really unfolds the causes, expounds the direction, and prophecies the results of human action...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1845
...is executed, but I am more and more convinced that the subject is happily chosen. " HISTORIES," says Lord Bacon, " do rather set forth the pomp of business...themselves a person to represent, in whom actions both jjreater and smaller, public and private, have a commixture, must of necessity contain a more true,...
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Lord Falkland. Lord Capell

Lady Theresa Lewis - 1852
...happy illustration of Lord Bacon's description of the advantages of biography. " Lives," says he, " if they be well written, " propounding to themselves...private, have a commixture, must of necessity " contain a true, native, and lively representation." From the writings of that " good pen " " a true and " lively...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1852
...upon the smallest wires, Maxima e minimis suspendens, it comes therefore to pass, that such histories do rather set forth the pomp of business than the true and inward resorts thereof. But Hoes, if they be well written, propounding to themselves a person to represent in whom actions both...
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