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Quotation by Francis Bacon
What life is best? Courts are but only superficial schools To dandle fools: The rural parts are turned into a den Of savage men: And where 's a city from all vice so free, But may be termed the worst of all the three?
Francis Bacon (1561–1626), British philosopher, statesman. The Life of Man (l. 10–16). . .
Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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