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" Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. "
The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon - Страница 163
написао/ла Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age: Being the Modern ...

Abel Boyer - 1702 - 367 страница
...drive Bufinefs home to the full Period, but content themfelves with a Mediocrity of Succefs. Therefore it is good to compound 'Employments of both ; for that will be good for the Prr/f»f, becaufe the Vertues of either Age, may correct the Defefts of both; and good for Sncceffion,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...advantage of iur indolence. Ragen. A'iH'OR. n. ¡. \_actor, Lat.] i. He that acts or perform» any tiling. The virtues of either age may correct the defects of both : and good for succession, th.it young men may be learners, while men in aje are eclen. Bac-m. He who writes an Rncomium Ncronis,...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...his youth not merely in enors but in madnesses. that will neither stop nor turn. Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little ; repent too soon, and seldom drive business to its full period, but content themselves with mediocrity of success. Certainly it is good to unite...
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The British Prose Writers, Том 1

1821
...acknowledge or retract them, like an unready horse, that will neither stop nor turn. Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little,...employments of both ; for that will be good for the present, becanse the virtues of either age may correct the defects of both ; and good for succession, that young...
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Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen, Том 5

Walter Savage Landor - 1829
...what can be truer, what can be more novel or more eloquent, than this sentence ? " Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little,...content themselves with a mediocrity of success." What he says of Beauty is less considerate. BARROW. I do not wonder at it: Beauty is not stript in...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Том 11

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...thy graces Hume both in word and deed. Id. Tempest. Men of age object too much, adventure too little, and seldom drive business home to the full period...but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. Bacon. Let the exportation of home commodities be more in value than the importation of foreign. Id....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Том 14

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...should be dra\rn unto it only for a time, and afterwards return to a mediocrity ? Hooker. Men of age seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of .success. Bacon. ТЬсте appeared a sudden and marvellous conversion in the duke's case, from the most exalted...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Том 11,Део 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...grace* Home both in word and deed. /if. Temptxt, Men of age object too much, adventure too little, and seldom drive business home to the full period; but content themselves with a mediocrity of succew. jfasm Let the exportation of home commodities be more in value than the importation of foreign....
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Letters and Essays in Prose and Verse

Richard Sharp - 1834 - 268 страница
...at once a great and a common evil. There is much truth in Bacon's complaint " That some men object too much, " consult too long, adventure too little,...repent too " soon, and seldom drive business home " Even moderation itself may sometimes be folly or cowardice. On the Exclusion-bill being opposed in...
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Letters and Essays in Prose and Verse

Richard Sharp - 1834 - 268 страница
...at once a great and a common evil. There is much truth in Bacon's complaint? " That some men object too much, consult " too long, adventure too little,...repent too soon, and " seldom drive business home." Even moderation itself may sometimes be folly or cowardice. On the Exclusion-bill being opposed in...
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