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Flashcards in Francis Bacon Deck (34):
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Bacon's title

father of english essays

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what type of essays are bacon's

persuasive

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what honor did bacon receive

Knighted

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bacon was a ____ man

renaissance

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what king and queen did bacon live under

elizabeth and james

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why was bacon dishonored

admitted to accepting bribes

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3 purposes of , of studies

delight, ornament, ability

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delight means

privateness

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ornament means

make yourself look good

10

ability means

dispense your business well

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short witty saying

aphorism

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crafty men ___- studies

contemn

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wise men ____ studies

use

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simple men _____ studies

admire

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dont read to ______ , just to ______ , or take for _____

contradict, believe , grandted

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but read to ____ and _____

weigh and consider

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some book are to be _____ some to be _____ and very few to be ______ and _____

tasted
swallowed
chewed and digested

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huckleberry fin is a book to be

tasted

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pride and prejudice is a book to be

swallowed

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heart of darkness is a book to be

chewed and digested

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reading maketh a ______, writing maketh a _____ man

full
exact

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what brings you back from wandering writ

mathematics

23

fortune is ______ with wife and fortune.
which means marrying with family is what period

hostage
victorian

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best works come from _____ and ___- men

umarried
childless

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who should have children,

people who care for the future, teachers

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selfish, thoughts to one self

single people

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but the most ordinary cause of single life is ____

liberty

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unmarried people are the best ____ ___ and ____

friends, masters, and servants

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unmarried people are not the best ___

subjects because they are most likely to run away

30

single life doth well with _____

churchmen

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generals put men in the mind in place of woman and children in who

soldiers

32

who should be married

soldiers

33

cruel ____ should be single

inquisitors

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wives are young men's ___, middle aged men's ____ and old people's ______

misstresses'
companions
nurses

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