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" Men have their time, and die many times in desire of some things which they principally take to heart; the bestowing of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like. If a man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure that the care of those things... "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 151
by John Mason Good - 1813
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Resistant Structures: Particularity, Radicalism, and Renaissance Texts

Richard Strier - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 256 pages
...with nondisillusioned realism if we return briefly to his treatment of friendship. Bacon asserts that "if a man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure that the care of those things [the person's long-range projects] will continue after him." Fish can only read "almost secure" here...
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1996 - 813 pages
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...that a Frend is farre more then Himselfe. Men have their Time, and die many times in desire of some Things, which they principally take to Heart; The Bestowing of a Child, The Finishing of a Worke, Or the like. If a Man have a true Frend, he may 230 rest almost secure, that the Care of those...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...and die many times in desire0 of some things which they principally take to heart;0 the bestowing0 of a child, the finishing of a work, or the like....him. So that a man hath, as it were, two lives in his desires.0 A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place; but where friendship is, all offices0...
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Francis Bacon

G. Walter Steeves - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 296 pages
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Twelve Centuries Of English Poetry And Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice E. Andrews - Poetry - 2004 - 772 pages
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Third Series

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 315 pages
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Male Friendship in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Thomas MacFaul - Literary Criticism - 2007
...works after death, as the sense in which the friend can be a second (or auxiliary) self, arguing that 'If a man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure that the care of [his works] will continue after him. So that a man has, as it were, two lives in his desires.'24 Hamlet...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - American essays - 1923 - 428 pages
...for that a friend is far more than himself. Men have their time, and die many times in desire of some things which they principally take to heart: the bestowing...work, or the like. If a man have a true friend, he may rest_almQst secure thqt the rare of those things jvill continue after him. So that a man hath as it...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1961 - 300 pages
...Heart7 ; The bestowing* of a Child, The Finishing of a Worke, Or the like. If a Man have a true Frend, he may rest almost secure" that the Care of those...that a Man hath as it were two Lives in his desires 1*. A Man hath a 240 Body, and that Body is confined to a Place; But where Frendship is, all Offices...
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