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Francis
Bacon
Harvard Classics, Vol. 3, Part 1
 
Essays, Civil and Moral
 
Francis Bacon
 
Whether turning a phrase or observing the politics of the day the father of the scientific method also took his place with Essays as the master of English prose.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
The Epistle Dedicatory
  1. Of Truth
  2. Of Death
  3. Of Unity in Religion
  4. Of Revenge
  5. Of Adversity
  6. Of Simulation and Dissimulation
  7. Of Parents and Children
  8. Of Marriage and Single Life
  9. Of Envy
  10. Of Love
  11. Of Great Place
  12. Of Boldness
  13. Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature
  14. Of Nobility
  15. Of Seditions and Troubles
  16. Of Atheism
  17. Of Superstition
  18. Of Travel
  19. Of Empire
  20. Of Counsel
  21. Of Delays
  22. Of Cunning
  23. Of Wisdom for a Man’s Self
  24. Of Innovations
  25. Of Dispatch
  26. Of Seeming Wise
  27. Of Friendship
  28. Of Expense
  29. Of the True Greatness of Kingdoms and Estates
  30. Of Regiment of Health
  31. Of Suspicion
  32. Of Discourse
  33. Of Plantations
  34. Of Riches
  35. Of Prophecies
  36. Of Ambition
  37. Of Masques and Triumphs
  38. Of Nature in Men
  39. Of Custom and Education
  40. Of Fortune
  41. Of Usury
  42. Of Youth and Age
  43. Of Beauty
  44. Of Deformity
  45. Of Building
  46. Of Gardens
  47. Of Negotiating
  48. Of Followers and Friends
  49. Of Suitors
  50. Of Studies
  51. Of Faction
  52. Of Ceremonies and Aspects
  53. Of Praise
  54. Of Vain-glory
  55. Of Honor and Reputation
  56. Of Judicature
  57. Of Anger
  58. Of Vicissitude of Things
  59. Of Fame


 
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