Sir Francis Bacon

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My last case involves Hazlitt's account, in his "Lecture on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth," of the genius of Sir Francis Bacon, the seventeenth-century philosopher-scientist.
o This quote by Sir Francis Bacon has been given the label of great hubris in the realms of poetry and prose.
Sir Francis Bacon coined the phrase "knowledge is power" in the 16th century.
For their research, the experts studied correspondence that dated as far back as 1574 for philosopher Sir Francis Bacon and as recently, in the case of writer Carl Sandburg, as 1966.
As Sir Francis Bacon said, "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Laws in Egypt are, to borrow the phrase of Sir Francis Bacon, "like cobwebs, where the small flies are caught and the great break through.
In "Sadness" Chittister's response to a famous Sir Francis Bacon adage ("Old wood is best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read") could serve as the keynote to the entire book: "Running in the ruts of the road because anything beyond the familiar is too much trouble may be the easy way, but to age without energy or purpose is simply to get old rather than to age well.
From the early discoveries of Sir Francis Bacon to the controversy surrounding the theory of continental drift, the book describes the evolution of plate tectonics theory and explains the causes of earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes.
In the words of Sir Francis Bacon, 'She imagined that the people who are much influenced by externals would be distracted by the glittering of her jewels from noticing the decay of her personal attractions.
Her successor, King James, was prevailed upon by Sir Francis Bacon to designate him "King's Counsel Extraordinary" and it was at this time that the phrase "counsel learned in the law" first came into use.
The elder Bacon, who died in 1992, was a direct descendant of Sir Nicholas Bacon--father of the famed English scientist and philosopher, Sir Francis Bacon.
Others voiced their concerns, including Sir Francis Bacon who warned of the addictiveness of the weed.
In the tradition of Sir Francis Bacon and Sir William Petty, who enjoyed some success supplying analyzed data to men of power, King reached Robert Harley's circle by producing estimates for practical use.
SPRINGFIELD - Sixteenth century philosopher Sir Francis Bacon once wrote: "A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.