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Francis Bacon's Essays (Remember that these essays are searchable for key words). To the Duke of Buckingham; Of Truth; Of Death; Of Unity in Religions; Of Revenge; Of Adversity.
In the essay “Of Friendship,” found in his Complete Essays (public library; public domain) — the same tome that gave us his timeless insights on studies and beauty — philosopher and scientific method pioneer Francis Bacon considers one of the greatest gifts of human existence:. A principal fruit of friendship, is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which.
Of Anger Of Vicissitude of Things Of Fame Of Truth WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate,and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be, that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain dis-.
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Anger is certainly a kind of baseness; as it appears well in the weakness of those subjects in whom it reigns; children, women, old folks, sick folks. Only men must beware, that they carry their anger rather with scorn, than with fear; so that they may seem rather to be above the injury, than below it; which is a thing easily done, if a man will give law to himself in it.
Francis Bacon, the first major English essayist, comments forcefully in Of Studies on the value of reading, writing, and learning. Notice Bacon's reliance on parallel structures (in particular, tricolons ) throughout this concise, aphoristic essay.
Of Studies by Francis Bacon (Explanation in blue, original in black) Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Study as an activity, in whatever form, brings us joy and enhances our thinking, speaking and writing ability adding charm to our personality. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament.