It would be based upon truth. The secrets of a society of learned men can thus be transmitted to after times.
For rightly is truth called the daughter of time. His essays are usually short, sometimes shorter than what the conventional of essay suggests. Observe how Bacon classes love with envy: " There be none of the affections which have been noted to fascinate, or bewitch, but love and envy.
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It is to be noted here that his explication of the theme is impassioned and he succeeds in providing almost neutral judgements on the matter. Bacon commences with the words "What is truth?
Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights. Certainly it is heaven upon earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.