The Advancement of Learning: Book I

by Francis Bacon THEFIRST BOOK OF FRANCIS BACON;OF THE PROFICIENCE ANDADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING,DIVINE AND HUMAN. To the King. There were under the law, excellent King, both daily sacrifices and freewill offerings; the one proceeding upon ordinary observance, the other upon a devout cheerfulness: in like manner there belongeth to kings from their servants both tribute of […]