Francis Bacon Quote

Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.


Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical (1917)

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Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.

Picture Quote 2

Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.

Picture Quote 3

Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.

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Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.