By Francis Bacon; 1902; Hacon & Ricketts in London

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These richly condensed utterances on men and affairs show in the field of conduct something of the same stress on the useful and the expedient as appears in his scientific work.
But it is unjust to regard the “Essays” as representing Bacon’s ideal of conduct.

By Francis Bacon

Of Gardens. An Essay, By Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon

Sometimes, but by no means always, they consider certain kinds of behavior from a moral standpoint; oftener they are frankly pieces of worldly wisdom; again, they show Bacon’s ideas of state policy;
still again, as in the essay “Of Gardens,” they show us his private enthusiasms.

By Francis Bacon

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It is a transcript of Francis Bacon's essay of gardens from 1625