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THE ESSAYS Or Counsels, Civil and Moral


Or Counsels, Civil and Moral
By Francis Bacon
Read by Hayward B. Morse
7 hours 38 minutes

Hayward B. Morse

Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Ist Viscount St Albans, Attorney General and then Lord Chancellor of England was an immensely learned, clever and ambitious man, with considerable political influence during the later years of Queen Elizabeth I and through almost two decades of the reign of her successor James I. However, he was also a philosopher with a wide interest in science, medicine and the classification of knowledge. Continue Reading →