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" Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law ; but the revenge of that wrong putteth the law out of office. "
The Emerald - Page 30
1806
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...persuaded pressure of consciences, were commonly interested therein themselves for their own ends. OF REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out: for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...the poor content .Of little souls, unable to surmount An injury ; too wea.k to bear affront. OlDMiM. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out: for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...pressure of consciences, were commonly interested therein themselves for their own ends. OF REVENGE. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it outj for, as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...pressure of consciences, were commonly interessed therein themselves for their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...pressure of consciences, were commonly interested therein themselves for their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out: for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...pressure of consciences, were commonly, interested therein themselves for their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out : for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 318 pages
...knowledge of the omnipotent cause, and by these motions, their almighty mover. History of the World. BACON. Revenge is a kind of wild justice ; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as to the first wrong, it doth but offend the law ;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1824
...their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. REVENGE is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but oftend the law; but the revenge of that wrong putteth the law out of office. Certainly in taking revenge,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...pressure of consciences, were commonly interested therein themselves for their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out : for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...pressure of consciences, were commonly interested therein themselves for their own ends. IV. OF REVENGE. Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out : for as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law,...
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