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con's letter to, respecting his ap- the parliament protests readiness to pointment as attorney-general, see enquire into abuses, 350; letter to, note (b), 154 ; Bacon's advice to, from Bacon, desiring the cup might upon his unconstitutional expedient pass from him, note B, 370. to raise supplies, see letter of Bacon King's Bench, Court of, and Court of to, note (c), 157; his inability to Chancery, dispute between respecto allay the rumours and to procure ing the jurisdiction of the latter, 186. supplies and dissolution of parlia- Knighthood, the title of, sold for the ment in consequence, 163 ; presents King's profit, 101. to, in his distresses, 163 ; letters by Knowledge, Bacon's test of the moorder of, to the sheriffs and justices, tives for the acquisition of, 8; resenjoining presents to, and impeach- pecting the body forming no part of ment of Mr. Oliver St. John upon public education, 112 ; respecting his opposition to, as illegal, 163 ; the mind, arranged by Bacon, 112; letters of Bacon to, respecting Pea- power of, to repress the inconvecham's case, 169, 170; Bacon's niencies which arise from man to letter to, respecting Owen's case, man, 131; immortality of, 131; the note (a), 178; his admiration of effect of its progress in the last two Villiers, and successive honours centuries upon civil and religious conferred upon by, 179; his grow- liberty, 172; an evil attendant upon ing distaste to Somerset, 179 ; his the rapid progress of, pointed out by judgment in the question upon the Bacon, 173; the advancement of, jurisdiction of the Court of Chan- the only effectual mode of decomcery, and severe remarks upon Coke, posing error, 175; desire of wealth 186; his journey to Scotland, see an interruption to the progress of, note (6), 211; his pleasure in light 192 ; worldly power contemptible as amusements, 211; his attachment compared to the pursuits of philoto the society of Buckingham, 212 ; sophy, 193; the search after, more his pecuniary distresses, 221; his laudable than the projects of ambilavish bounty upon Buckingham, tion, note, 194 ; obstacles to the 222; his treaty of marriage with acquisition of, 278; why progres. the wily Gondomar, and Bacon's sive, 287. wise counsel to, 218; his admiration of Bacon's wisdom, 218 ; LAMBETH Library, extract from, MS. Bacon's letter to, upon his at. of Bacon's in Greek characters, tempted retrenchment of the royal 374. expenses, note (p), 220; his distresses Latent and patent instances, or obserand partiality to his countrymen, vation of extremes, in the search see note (1), 225; Bacon's letter to, after a nature, 292. respecting Bertram's murder of Sir Law, the study of, repulsive to Bacon's J. Tindal, note (6), 239 ; Williams's imaginative mind, 19; and politics subtle advice to, not to dissolve the the only roads open to Bacon, 19; parliament to crush Bacon, 242 ; the high attainment of Bacon's consults with Williams, 312 ; his family in, 19; Bacon's persevespeech upon the dismissal of parlia- rance in, 21; an accessory not ment, March 26, 326; his speech a principal study to Bacon, 22 ; praising Buckingham, note A, 327 ; Bacon's various works upon the, 21, Bacon's letter to, entrusted to Buck- Bacon's exertions in, with the ultiingham, 331 ; his disquiet upon the mate hope of literary ease, 25, 26; popular discontents, 341; Wil- Bacon's speech upon the improveliams's subtle advice to, to brave ment of the, 1592, 27; Bacon's the popular discontent, 342; his plan for a digest and amendment of cowardly abandonment of Bacon, ihe, 27 ; Bacon's favorite opinion of 344; his consultation with the lords the debt due from the members of upon the course to be pursued by the profession to the improvement Bacon upon the charge against him, of the, 27; Bacon's efforts towards S46; his assurance to save Bacon, the improvement of the, 138, 147, see upon his agreeing to submit to the CC at the end ; Bacon's tract upon Tlouse of Peers, 348 ; his speech to the amendment of the, 156; Bacon's

201;

upon the

attention to, a compensation for his to noble motives of action, 201; comparative neglect of science, 196; the death-blow to common ambition, an academical education not a pass

advancement of, the best chaport to the intricacies and subtleties rity, Bacon's favorite theory, 223 ; of, 196; the nice distinctions be- Bacon's preliminary view of the tween, and equity attainable only by barren state of, in the Novum Orthe est powers of mind, 197 ; ganum, 266; Bacon's division of expenses, Bacon's address upon his intended work, 267 ; Advancehis determination to diminish, 216; ment of, extract from, upon the imBacon's exertions in the profession perfect means for experiment in the of, see letter to Buckingham, 232 ; universities, 278; Advancement of, reporters, Bacon's proposal for the Bacon's opinions in,

proappointment of, 242.

gressiveness of knowledge, 281. Laws, the gradual change of, the effect Lectures, Bacon's endowment of two,

of the progress of knowledge, 172 ; at Cambridge, to be delivered by a the folly of hasty censures upon the

stranger, 13. obedience to existing, 173.

Leicester, and Cecil party, division of Lawyer, Bacon's fitness as a, for the the Court into, 25; Bacon's union

office of Chancellor, from his ex- with the, party, 26. perience and publications upon the Lentall, Bacon's defence against the subject of law, 197.

charge in, the gift being received afLawyers, antipathy of, to innovation, ter the decree, 363.

275 ; see Tenterden, 276; Bacon's Letter of Bacon to Lord Burleigh, opinion of the debt due to their pro- praying a recommendation to the fession, 27; their tendency to resist Queen, see note (d), 19; of Bacon legal improvement, 27.

to Lady Burleigh, praying her inLearning, Advancement of, see Ad- fluence to hasten his suit, see note,

vancement of Learning ; of Bacon's 20; of Bacon to Burleigh, for an mother, 2 ; Advancement of, Ba- appointment, with an eye to his con's work on, 1605, 120; objec- favorite pursuits, 26; of Bacon to tions of divines and politicians to, the Queen, praying the solicitorship, 127 ; objections to, from the errors accompanied by a jewel according of learned men, 127; Advancement to custom, 32; of Essex to the of, first book, observations in, upon Lord Keeper Puckering, in behalf the advantages and distempers of of Bacon, respecting the solicitorlearning, 130; see analysis in ship, see noto, 31 ; of Bacon to the note, 131; Advancement of, Ba. Queen, upon his disappointment con's second book, observations in, with respect to the solicitorship, 34; upon the defects of universities, of Essex, at Plymouth, to the Court, 133, 278; Advancement of, second in behalf of Bacon, 37, see note 3 A book, Bacon's investigation in, of at the end ; of Essex to Lady Hatphilosophy, natural, human, divine, ton's friends, in favour of Bacon's 133; see analysis of history and proposals of marriage, 42, see note man, 133, 134; Advancement 3 R at the end; of Bacon to the of, beautiful illustration and ima- Queen, respecting her choice of him gery of, 135; Advancement of, as counsel against Essex, 64 ; of Bacon's second book, treatise upon Bacon to Lord Howard, respecting history in, see analysis in note, 133; his conduct to Essex upon his trial, Advancement of, Bacon's different 72; of Lord Howard in reply to editions and particulars, see note Bacon, 74 ; of Bacon to Sir R. A A A, at the end, translations of, Cecil, upon the same subject, see 136 ; Advancement of, extract from, note (x), 73; of Bacon to the Earl upon the opinion of the ancients as of Devonshire, upon the same subto the benefit of inventions to man- ject, see note (a), 72; of the Queen kind, note, 193; Advancement of, to Essex, demanding a former letter Bacon's opinions upon the various respecting Ireland, see note, 76 ; of duties of a patron in, 199; condu- Essex to the Queen, praying to be cive to a proper estimate of our restored to favour, see note, 77, 78; value in the scale of existence and of Essex, extract from, upon the sace subiect, 76: cf Bacon, for 227, 229; of Sir H. Mountagu to Ease I, 10 e Qeen, DE 2018, Sir Edward Villiers, respecting the 77; of Bacca, as ren LT treasurership, 229; of Sir H. Villiers, Bacco, to Esser, 200 ise repit to to Buckingham, respecting Sir H. be soon to the grees. 79. He este Mountagu's offer for the treasurer4 E at the end: o Essel te ship, 229; of Bacon, to BuckingQueen, for a recewal of me

tam, upon the reform of the King's for sweet rises. 83: of Basca 10 boozebold, 231; of Bacon, to the the Ksz, co is acessada, 99; King, respecting Bertram's murder to the Earl of Norimberland, to of Sir J. Tindal, 239; from Digby second Becca's aguaca to the to Fermat, describing Bacon's inKing, 99; so So H. Serde, upon difference to the charges against educadon, 10; of Bacca to si lim, 314; to the King, from Bacon, Edward Cote, upce bis swortzy desining the cup may pass from him, coadeet to is the Ercegpez, 370, note B; to Buckingham, after 143, 144; of Bacon. to So J. Cca. Eis fail relying upon his friendship, stable, dedicatag the essay to din, 380; to Bishop of Winchester from see note, 153: Bacon's to hisz Bacon, 380 ; first and second, of James, respectez is asociatest Bacon to Buckingham, interceding as attornes gerai, sok te , 154; for Lord Chfton, see note, 241. of Bacca to the King, Epoa bis ese Letters of Bacon, complaining of the constitutioca especvent to raise sep- virulence of his enemies, 330, 331; plies, see bis leizet, note (d), 157; to the King, entrusted to Buckingof Bacon to the King, respecting ham, 331; from Bacon, in great Owen's case, 176, see sate (a), azony, from the Tower, to Buck. 178; of Bacon, to Tiibers, upon in bam, 373; of Bacon from the the regulation of his conduct at Tower, 382. Court, being an esses on raricus Levity, reprehensible, in a judge, note subjects, 181; of Bacon to 13. Faller, 144. liers, upon his appointment to the Liberation of Bacon from the Tower,383. chancellorship, 100; of Villiers to Libraries, Bacon's praise of, and of Bacon, upon the regulation of bis public institutions in general, 7. conduct, note (a), 180; of Bacon Lieutenancy, lord, Essex's solicitation to Villiers, upon the dispute between of, 45; Bacon's dissuasion of Esthe Courts of King's Beach and ser's acceptance of, 47 ; Essex Chancery, 186; of Bacon to Fil. appointment to, 48. liers, containing Chancellor Brack. Life, dangers of retirement from active, ley's opinion of him, 187; of Bacon see Table of Gondomar, 122. to Villiers, respecting a motion to Life and Death, extract from Bacon's swear him privy councillor, 188; of History of, see note (s), 17. Bacon to an old clergyman, pre. Literate experience, see Experience. senting him to a living, 199; of Literature, the contempt of the Court Bacon to Buckingham, upon his for, in the time of Bacon, during taking his seat as Lord Keeper, Burleigh's ascendancy, 25; ancient, showing his contempt for the pomp the beneficial effects of the study of, of office, 217; of Bacon to the upon the mind and character, 129. King and Buckingham, upon the Locke, extract from, upon the warps subject of retrenching the royal of the understanding, note (a), 272. expenses, &c., 220; of Bucking. Lodgings, Lord Bacon's, an elegant ham to Bacon, upon his stay of the structure built by Bacon, 23. patents, note (b), 222 ; of Bacon to Lord Keeper, presents to Bacon from Buckingham, showing his sacrifice the suitors upon his appointment as, as a judge to his political feelings, 209; Bacon's procession in state 223 ; of Bacon to Buckingham, to take his seat as, and address to upon Suffolk's case, note, 224; of the Bar, 213, 214, 215, 216; Hac. Bacon, respecting the Dutch mer. ket's account of Archbishop Wilcbants, 225; first and second, of Sir liam's humility when taking his seat H. Mountagu to Buckingham, negotiating for the lord treasurersbip, Lord Treasurer, of Gray's Inn, Ba

as, 213.

con's letter to, to be called to the Monk, Bacon's defence against the Bar, see note (a), 23.

charge of bribery in, the money Lords, dissatisfaction of, upon Bacon's being received after the decree, letter of submission, 354 ; the par

361. ticular charges against Bacon sent to Mountague, answer to the charge of, him by, and answers ordered, note(a), 364. 355; Bacon's confession and hum- Montesquieu, extract from, upon the ble submission to answering the origin of the custom of presents to charges against him, 359 ; pass sen- the judges in France, 207. tence upon Bacon, 372.

More, Sir Thomas, anecdote of, by Lumsden, Mr., trial of, see Hollis, Bacon, upon his inflexibility to Sir J.

bribery, 205; refusal of presents,

318. MADDOX's account of presents to Mother, the great learning of Bacon's,

judges in the reign of King John, see note (a) 2. 318.

Motives in the search after truth, 277. Manchester, Earl of, his observations Music, Bacon's acquaintance with the to Bacon after his fall, 329.

principles of, 44. Markham, Mr., Bacon's prosecution

in the Star Cham! for sending NAPOLEON, anecdote of, illustrating a challenge to Lord Darcy, 189. the humility of true greatness, note Market, idols of, warping the mind in (6), 201. the search after truth, 274.

Narrative, Bacon's, of the proceedings Marriage, Bacon's unsuccessful pro- against Essex before the Privy

posals of, to Lady Hatton, 42, see Council, 71. note 3 N at the end ; letter from Natural History, Bacon's observations Essex to Lady Hatton's friends, in upon music in his, 44. favour of Bacon's proposals of, 42, Nature, Bacon's early enquiries into see note 3 N at the end; King James the laws of, 9. treaty of, with the wily Gondomar, Nature of the work, [see note (a), arand Bacon's wise counsels against, rangement, 121], 120; style of, 218; of Buckingham with the 121.

daughter of Sir Edward Coke, 219. Nature in motion, observation of, in Martial valour, see valour.

search after a cause, 290. Maxima et minima, or extremes in Negative table, Bacon's plan of disnature sought, 293.

covering truth, 269; Bacon's mode Minima et maxima, or extremes in in the search after truth, 286. nature sought, 293.

New Atlantis, extract from, upon the Meautys, Sir Thomas, his speech to comparative merits of the statesman,

the House in favor of Bacon, see hero, and philosopher, engaged in note B, 325.

the impartial investigation of truth, Medical antipathy, see Hunter, note note, 193, 194. (a) 275.

Novum Organum, Bacon's early deMeditationes sacræ, first published sign of, 9; Bacon's doctrine in,

with the small 12mo. edition of es- upon the discovery of truth, 62; says, 35; partly incorporated into Bacon's perseverance in, during his the subsequent editions of the essays political and professional duties, and the Advancement of Learning, 41. 148 ; Temporis partus maximus, Merchants, Dutch, Bacon's just con- Filum Labyrinthi-Cogitata et visa

duct upon the writs issued against, -detached parts of, collected and for exporting gold, 226.

arranged by Bacon when a youth, Method, Bacon's aversion to, 124. 148 ; Sir Edward Coke's comment Minute philosopher, see Philosopher, upon, 147; Bacon's abandonment Michell and Mompesson, impeach- of the completion of, according to ment of, 308.

his original design, 260; impressive Moderns, their superior advantages in opening of, 265; outline of Bacon's the discovery of truth, 136.

intended great work in, (see DiviMompesson, Sir Giles, and Michell, sion, 267), 266 ; preliminary review 308; judgment against, 326.

in, of the barren state of learning, 266; a treatise upon the conduct of Party, division of the court into the the understanding in the discovery Cecil and Leicester, 25; Leicester, of truth, the second part of Bacon's Bacon's union with, 26. intended great work, 267; division Passions, query as to the enquiry into of the work, 269; extract from, the nature of, 114. upon the idols of the den, 274; ex- Patent for Dulwich College, Bacon's tract from, upon the proper motives stay of, from the conviction that in the investigation of truth, 277 ; education was the best charity, 222. style of, 297 ; various editions and Patent and latent instances or obtranslations of, see note B B B at the servations of extremes in the search end ; attainment of the right road after a nature, 292. to truth the object of, 282; extract Patents, extract from Bacon's address from, upon eradication of idols, 335. to the bar upon his intended caution

with respect to, 214; Bacon's con OPINION, tenacity in retaining the scientious stay of, uninfluenced by

parent of prejudice, 273 ; formation the King's poverty and Bucking

of, facts the groundwork of, 283. ham's power, 222 ; rapacious, conOverbury, Sir Thomas, trial of Weston trived by Buckingham, 306; re

for the murder of, 182; trial of the called by the King, 326. Earl and Countess of Somerset for Patience, the propriety of, in a good the murder of, 184.

judge, 250; amiable of Sir M. Hale, Oxford, Gibbon's opinion of, see note upon interruption, 254. (a), 7.

Patron, Bacon's fitness as a, for the

office of Chancellor, from his opi. PALEY, extract from, upon the inde- nions upon his various duties, see pendency of a judge, 245.

note (a), 199; Bacon's advice to Pan, table of, 279.

Villiers upon the duties of a, 199; Parentage of Bacon, 1.

Paley's opinions upon the duty of a, Parliament, Bacon's first speech in, 202; Bacon's high conduct as a,

upon the improvement of the law, see his appointment of an old clergyæi. 32, 27; Bacon's speech upon man and of the judges, 199, 200. the delay of the subsidies, 27; Ba- Patronage, church, Bacon's opinions con's eloquence in, 28; Bacon's upon the duties of, see his advice to brilliant career in, 44; 1599, Ba- Villiers, 199; Bacon's honorable, con's exertions and frequent speeches of an old clergyman, see his letter, in, 44; Bacon's first session elected 199; of merit by Bacon and other for St. Alban's and Ipswich, 106; great men of various ages, from their 1605, Bacon's exertions in, and sympathy with intellect and their frequent speeches, 119; 1614, the consciousness of the miseries requestion as to the eligibility of the sulting from ignorance, 201, 202 ; attorney-general to sit in, discussed, Paley's opinion upon the moral duty

disturbances in, in conse- of impartial, note, 202 ; Sir Edward quence of certain rumours respect- Coke and Lord Chancellor Wrottesing a confederacy to control the ley's opinions upon the subject of, House, 161; Bacon's exertions in, 199. 155 ; Bacon's powerful speech in, Peachum, proceedings against, an old respecting the absurdity of the al- clergyman of 70, for certain treasonleged confederacy to control the able passages in a sermon found in House, 161, see outline in note; his study, 169; preliminary exadissolution of, in consequence of mination by torture to discover his the King's failure to procure sup

intentions, 169; letters of Bacon plies, 1614, 163; 1620, summoning concerning, to the king, 169, 170; of, advised by Bacon to procure be- private conference, by order of the nevolences, 302; King's address to, King, with the judges, respecting see note A, 305; adjourned, in the the law of his case, 171; Chamhope of defeating the popular dis- berlain's account of his case, see content, 327; 1621, meeting of, note (6), 177. and allusion to the King's interview Pensions, Bacon's endeavour to curwith Bacon, 348.

tail, note (c), 221.

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