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Francis Bacon


English author, philosopher, statesman, scientist, and lawyer

“Nor do apothegms only serve for ornament and delight, but also for action and civil use, as being the edge-tools of speech—which cut and penetrate the knots of business and affairs.”

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source: Advancement in Learning, ed. by Joseph Devey (New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1902), 114.

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