Francis Bacon Quote

We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities have been decayed and demolished?


The works of Francis Bacon (ed. 1803)

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We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer ...

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We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer ...

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We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer ...

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We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer ...