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Francis Bacon : the temper of a man

Author: Catherine Drinker Bowen; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1963.
Series: Atlantic Monthly Press book
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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In the fullness of his power and reputation as Lord Chancellor of England, Bacon was impeached by parliament for taking bribes in office, convicted and banished from London and the law courts, At the depth of his fall, at the lowest reach of public disgrace and private agony, Bacon wrote a prayer, confessing to God that he had not used his talents to best advantage.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker, 1897-1973.
Francis Bacon.
Boston, Little, Brown [1963]
(OCoLC)671270404
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Bacon; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Drinker Bowen; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 316705
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 245 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lord Bacon's reputation --
An Elizabethan eden 1561-1579 --
The struggle to rise 1579-1613 --
Bacon ascending a time of glory 1613-1620 --
Impeachment 1621 --
A noble five years 1621-1626.
Series Title: Atlantic Monthly Press book
Responsibility: Catherine Drinker Bowen.

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In the fullness of his power and reputation as Lord Chancellor of England, Bacon was impeached by parliament for taking bribes in office, convicted and banished from London and the law courts, At the depth of his fall, at the lowest reach of public disgrace and private agony, Bacon wrote a prayer, confessing to God that he had not used his talents to best advantage.

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