It was upon a cold day in January in 1560 that Francis Bacon "came crying into the world.
For three years Bacon remained at college and then he went to France with the English ambassador.
Footnote: Macaulay's well-known essay on Bacon is marred by Macaulay's besetting faults of superficiality and dogmatism and is best left unread.
Bacon was now ready to enter on the great career for which his talents fitted him, but his uncle by marriage, Lord Burghley, though all-powerful with the queen, systematically thwarted his progress, from jealous consciousness of his superiority to his own son.
Better beans and bacon
in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
At that word, Abigail let drop the bacon
which she was conveying to her mouth, and cried out, "You surprize me, sir
They built a fire against the side of a great log twenty or thirty steps within the sombre depths of the forest, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for sup- per, and used up half of the corn "pone" stock they had brought.
When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
Like Dante or Bunyan, he has a revelation of another life; like Bacon
, he is profoundly impressed with the unity of knowledge; in the early Church he exercised a real influence on theology, and at the Revival of Literature on politics.
The tourteau and the teal were added to the morsel of broiled bacon
; D'Artagnan and his guest bowed, sat down opposite to each other, and, like two brothers, shared the bacon
and the other dishes.
I'll call th' robin up," he said, "and give him th' rind o' th' bacon
to peck at.
Daylight cut up generous chunks of bacon
and dropped them in the pot of bubbling beans.
and Locke we have another development in which the mind of man is supposed to receive knowledge by a new method and to work by observation and experience.
Here's a bit o' nice victual, then," said the old woman, handing to Maggie a lump of dry bread, which she had taken from a bag of scraps, and a piece of cold bacon
It was, indeed, Peppino who was preparing to mount guard as comfortably as possible by seating himself opposite to the door, and placing between his legs an earthen pan, containing chick-pease stewed with bacon