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Title: Index of the Project Gutenberg Works of Francis Bacon
Author: Bacon, Francis
Language: English
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WORKS OF

FRANCIS BACON


CONTENTS

##  ESSAYS

##  ESSAYS, WISDOM OF ANCIENTS

##  NOVUM ORGANUM

##  BACON IS SHAKESPEARE

##  VALERIUS TERMINUS OF THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE

OF GARDENS

THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING

THE NEW ATLANTIS



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



THE ESSAYS OR COUNSELS,
CIVIL AND MORAL,
OF FRANCIS Ld. VERULAM VISCOUNT ST. ALBANS
Francis Bacon


CONTENTS
Of Truth
Of Death
Of Unity In Religion
Of Revenge
Of Adversity
Of Simulation And Dissimulation
Of Parents And Children
Of Marriage And Single Life
Of Envy
Of Love
Of Great Place
Of Boldness
Of Goodness and Goodness Of Nature
Of Nobility
Of Seditions And Troubles
Of Atheism
Of Superstition
Of Travel
Of Empire
Of Counsel
Of Delays
Of Cunning
Of Wisdom For A Man's Self
Of Innovations
Of Dispatch
Of Seeming Wise
Of Friendship
Of Expense
Of the True Greatness Of Kingdoms And Estates
Of Regiment Of Health
Of Suspicion
Of Discourse
Of Plantations
Of Riches
Of Prophecies
Of Ambition
Of Masques And Triumphs
Of Nature In Men
Of Custom And Education
Of Fortune
Of Usury
Of Youth And Age
Of Beauty
Of Deformity
Of Building
Of Gardens
Of Negotiating
Of Followers And Friends
Of Suitors
Of Studies
Of Faction
Of Ceremonies, And Respects
Of Praise
Of Vain-glory
Of Honor And Reputation
Of Judicature
Of Anger
Of Vicissitude Of Things
Of Fame
A Glossary Of Archaic Words And Phrases



BACON'S  ESSAYS AND WISDOM  OF  THE ANCIENTS
CONTENTS.
PAGE
Preface by B. Montagu, Esq.	xi
Introductory Notice of the Life and Writings of Bacon, by A. Spiers, Ph. D.

1

ESSAYS; OR, COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL.
NO.
1.	Of Truth	1625;	 	57
2.	Of Death	1612;	enlarged 1625	62
3.
Of Unity in Religion;


Of Religion 1612; rewritten 1625

65
4.	Of Revenge	1625;	 	73
5.	Of Adversity	1625;	 	75
6.
Of Simulation and Dissimulation

1625;	 	78
7.
Of Parents and Children

1612;	enlarged 1625	82
8.
Of Marriage and Single Life

1612;	slightly enlarged 1625	84
9.
Of Envy

1625;	 	87
10.
Of Love

1612;	rewritten 1625	95
11.
Of Great Place

1612;	slightly enlarged 1625	98
12.
Of Boldness

1625;	 	103
13.
Of Goodness, and Goodness of Nature

1612;	enlarged 1625	105
14.
Of Nobility

1612;	rewritten 1625	110
15.
Of Seditions and Troubles

1625	 	113
16.
viOf Atheism

1612;	slightly enlarged 1625	124
17.
Of Superstition

1612;	     "            "       1625	130
18.
Of Travel

1625;	 	132
19.
Of Empire

1612;	much enlarged 1625	135
20.
Of Counsels

1612;	enlarged 1625	143
21.
Of Delays

1625;	 	151
22.
Of Cunning

1612;	rewritten 1625	153
23.
Of Wisdom for a Man's Self

1612;	enlarged 1625	159
24.
Of Innovations

1625;	 	161
25.
Of Dispatch

1612;	 	163
26.
Of Seeming Wise

1612;	 	166
27.
Of Friendship

1612;	rewritten 1625	168
28.
Of Expense

1597;	enlarged 1612; and again 1625	179
29.
Of the true Greatness of Kingdoms and Estates

1612;	enlarged 1625	181
30.
Of Regimen of Health

1597;	enlarged 1612; again 1625	195
31.
Of Suspicion

1625;	 	197
32.
Of Discourse

1597;	slightly enlarged 1612; again 1625	199
33.
Of Plantations

1625;	 	202
34.
Of Riches

1612;	much enlarged 1625	207
35.
Of Prophecies

1625;	 	212
36.
Of Ambition

1612;	enlarged 1625	217
37.
Of Masques and Triumphs

1625;	 	218
38.
Of Nature in Men

1612;	enlarged 1625	223
39.
Of Custom and Education

1612;	      "           "	225
40.
Of Fortune

1612;	slightly enlarged 1625	228
41.
Of Usury

1625;	 	231
42.
viiOf Youth and Age

1612;	slightly enlarged 1625	237
43.
Of Beauty

1612;	      "           "       1625	240
44.
Of Deformity

1612;	somewhat altered 1625	241
45.
Of Building

1625;	 	243
46.
Of Gardens

1625;	 	249
47.
Of Negotiating

1597;	enlarged 1612; very slightly altered 1625	259
48.
Of Followers and Friends

1597;	slightly enlarged 1625	261
49.
Of Suitors

1597;	enlarged 1625	264
50.
Of Studies

1597;	      "       1625	266
51.
Of Faction

1597;	much enlarged 1625	269
52.
Of Ceremonies and Respects

1597;	enlarged 1625	271
53.
Of Praise

1612;	      "       1625	273
54.
Of Vainglory

1612;	 	276
55.
Of Honor and Reputation

1597;	omitted 1612; republished 1625	279
56.
Of Judicature

1612;	 	282
57.
Of Anger

1625;	 	289
58.
Of the Vicissitude of Things

1625;	 	292
APPENDIX TO ESSAYS.
1.
Fragment of an Essay of Fame

301
2.
Of a King

303
3.
An Essay on Death

307
THE WISDOM OF THE ANCIENTS; A SERIES OF MYTHOLOGICAL FABLES.
Preface	317
1.
Cassandra, or Divination. Explained of too free and unseasonable Advice

323
2.
Typhon, or a Rebel. Explained of Rebellion

324
3.
viiiThe Cyclops, or the Ministers of Terror. Explained of base Court Officers

327
4.
Narcissus, or Self-Love

329
5.
The River Styx, or Leagues. Explained of Necessity, in the Oaths or Solemn Leagues of Princes

331
6.
Pan, or Nature. Explained of Natural Philosophy

333
7.
Perseus, or War. Explained of the Preparation and Conduct necessary to War

343
8.
Endymion, or a Favorite. Explained of Court Favorites

348
9.
The Sister of the Giants, or Fame. Explained of Public Detraction

350
10.
Acteon and Pentheus, or a Curious Man. Explained of Curiosity, or Prying into the Secrets of Princes and Divine Mysteries

351
11.
Orpheus, or Philosophy. Explained of Natural and Moral Philosophy

353
12.
Colum, or Beginnings. Explained of the Creation, or Origin of all Things

357
13.
Proteus, or Matter. Explained of Matter and its Changes

360
14.
Memnon, or a Youth too forward. Explained of the fatal Precipitancy of Youth

363
15.
Tythonus, or Satiety. Explained of Predominant Passions

364
16.
Juno's Suitor, or Baseness. Explained of Submission and Abjection

365
17.
Cupid, or an Atom. Explained of the Corpuscular Philosophy

366
18.
Diomed, or Zeal. Explained of Persecution, or Zeal for Religion

371
19.
Dædalus, or Mechanical Skill. Explained of Arts and Artists in Kingdoms and States

374
20.
Ericthonius, or Imposture. Explained of the improper Use of Force in Natural Philosophy

378
21.	ix
Deucalion, or Restitution. Explained of a useful Hint in Natural Philosophy

379
22.
Nemesis, or the Vicissitude of Things. Explained of the Reverses of Fortune

380
23.
Achelous, or Battle. Explained of War by Invasion

383
24.
Dionysus, or Bacchus. Explained of the Passions

384
25.
Atalanta and Hippomenes, or Gain. Explained of the Contest betwixt Art and Nature

389
26.
Prometheus, or the State of Man. Explained of an Overruling Providence, and of Human Nature

391
27.
Icarus and Scylla and Charybdis, or the Middle Way. Explained of Mediocrity in Natural and Moral Philosophy

407
28.
Sphinx, or Science. Explained of the Sciences

409
29.
Proserpine, or Spirit. Explained of the Spirit included in Natural Bodies

413
30.
Metis, or Counsel. Explained of Princes and their Council

419
31.
The Sirens, or Pleasures. Explained of Men's Passion for Pleasures

420



NOVUM ORGANUM
By Lord Bacon
Edited By Joseph Devey
CONTENTS
Preface
Aphorisms—Book I
On the Interpretation of Nature and the Empire of Man
Aphorisms—Book II
On the Interpretation of Nature, or the Reign of Man



BACON IS SHAKE-SPEARE
By Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence
AND
PROMUS OF FOURMES AND ELEGANCYES
BY FRANCIS BACON
Collated By F.B. Bickley, And F.A. Herbert
CONTENTS
BACON IS SHAKESPEARE.
CHAPTER I. — "What does it matter whether the immortal works were written by
CHAPTER II. — The Shackspere Monument, Bust, and Portrait.
CHAPTER III. — The so-called "Signatures."
CHAPTER IV. — Contemporary Allusions to Shackspere.
CHAPTER V. — "The Return from Parnassus" and "Ratsei's Ghost."
CHAPTER VI. — Shackspere's Correspondence!
CHAPTER VII. — Bacon acknowledged to be a Poet.
CHAPTER VIII. — The Author revealed in the Sonnets.
CHAPTER IX. — Mr. Sidney Lee and the Stratford Bust.
CHAPTER X — Bacon is Shakespeare.
CHAPTER XI.— On the revealing page 136 in "Loves Labour's lost."
CHAPTER XII. — The "Householder of Stratford."
CHAPTER XIII.— Conclusion, with further evidences from title pages.
CHAPTER XIV. — Postscriptum.
CHAPTER XV. — APPENDIX.
ADDENDA ET CORRIGENDA.
PROMUS OF FOURMES AND ELEGANCYES BY FRANCIS BACON.
PREFACE TO PROMUS
FOOTNOTES.



VALERIUS TERMINUS: OF THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE
By Francis Bacon


CONTENTS
Preface by Robert Leslie Ellis
VALERIUS TERMINUS: OF THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE
CHAPTER 1.	OF THE LIMITS AND END OF KNOWLEDGE.
CHAPTER 4.
CHAPTER 7.	THAT THE PRETENDED SUCCESSION OF WITS HATH BEEN EVIL PLACED, FOR ASMUCH AS AFTER VARIETY OF SECTS AND OPINIONS, THE MOST POPULAR AND NOT THE TRUEST PREVAILETH AND WEARETH OUT THE REST; BEING THE 7TH CHAPTER; A FRAGMENT.
CHAPTER 8.	OF THE IMPEDIMENTS OF KNOWLEDGE IN HANDLING IT BY PARTS, AND IN SLIPPING OFF PARTICULAR SCIENCES FROM THE ROOT AND STOCK OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, BEING THE 8TH CHAPTER, THE WHOLE CHAPTER.
CHAPTER 9.	THAT THE END AND SCOPE OF KNOWLEDGE HATH BEEN GENERALLY MISTAKEN, AND THAT MEN WERE NEVER WELL ADVISED WHAT IT WAS THEY SOUGHT; BEING THE 9TH CHAPTER, WHEREOF A FRAGMENT (WHICH IS THE END OF THE SAME CHAPTER) IS BEFORE.
CHAPTER 10.	THE INVENTORY, OR AN ENUMERATION AND VIEW OF INVENTIONS ALREADY DISCOVERED AND IN USE, TOGETHER WITH A NOTE OF THE WANTS AND THE NATURE OF THE SUPPLIES, BEING THE 10TH CHAPTER; AND THIS A SMALL FRAGMENT THEREOF, BEING THE PREFACE TO THE INV
CHAPTER 11.	THE CHAPTER IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE INVENTORY; BEING THE 11TH IN ORDER; A PART THEREOF.
CHAPTER 12.
CHAPTER 13.
CHAPTER 14.
CHAPTER 15.
CHAPTER 16.
CHAPTER 17.
CHAPTER 18.
CHAPTER 19.
CHAPTER 21.
CHAPTER 22.
CHAPTER 25.
CHAPTER 26.
BACK COVER





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