Francis Bacon Quote

Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.


Of Praise. - Essays (1625)

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Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.

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Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.

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Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.

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Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.