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Francis Bacon
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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)
Francis Bacon
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays, Apophthegms, Wisdom of the Ancients, New Atlantis, and Life of Henry the Seventh (1866 edition)
Francis Bacon
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works moral: Colours of good and evil. Essays or counsels civil and moral. Theological works (1803 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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