Francis Bacon Quote

Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events greater and more heroical.


The Advancement of Learning (1605)

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Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events...

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Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events...

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Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events...

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Therefore, because the acts or events of true history have not that magnitude which satisfieth the mind of man, poesy feigneth acts and events...