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Francis Bacon
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The Works, with Several Additional Pieces Never Before Printed in Any Edition of His Works. To which Ist Prefixed a New Life of the Author by Mr. Mallet (1711 edition)
Francis Bacon
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"The Essays, Or Councils, Civil and Moral, Of Sir. Francis Bacon" (1701 edition), p. 10, "Of Revenge"
Francis Bacon
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The works of Francis Bacon: baron of Verulam, viscount St. Alban, and lord high chancellor of England (1819 edition)
Francis Bacon
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Of Ceremonies and Respect - Essays (1625). Also in: The works of Lord Bacon: with an introductory essay (1838 edition)
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant sentences, hints for conversation and on the choice of good and evil (1818 edition)
Francis Bacon
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The works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England, in five volumes (1765 edition)


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Born: January 22, 1561

Died: April 9, 1626 (aged 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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