Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Fr. Baconi, Sermones fideles, Accedunt Faber fortunae, Colores boni et mali, &c., Ex officina Elzeviriana: Amstelodami, 1662. [online i.a. at] http://www.intratext.com/X/LAT0679.HTM
an anglosized text be 'erehttp://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/texts/ba...
There appears to be no documentation to a book or article by that name only a ref to the words being used in the writings by Bacon Sir Francis. A note in the etext : be as follows:
20th. Up and to my office, and then walked to Woolwich, reading Bacon's "Faber fortunae," [Pepys may here refer either to Essay XLI. (of Fortune) or to a chapter' in the "Advancement of Learning." The sentence, "Faber quisque fortunae propria," said to be by Appius Claudian, is quoted more than once in the "De Augmentis Scientiarum," lib. viii., cap. 2.] http://gutenberg.com/eBooks/PGCC/sp27g10.htm Then Isis Group discussed it: It is on file for those that have academic accreditation:R. C. COCHRANE: BACON, PEPYS, AND THE "FABER FORTUNAE" Notes and Queries 1956 3: 511-514; doi:10.1093/nq/3.12.511 [PDF] [Request Permissions] ...nq.oxfordjournals.org/content/vol3/issue12/index.dtl
Bacon & Machiavellialso discussed in the sanctuary of UCLAhttp://eee.uci.edu/clients/bjbecker/PlaguesandP...
Pepys may here refer either to Essay XLI. (of Fortune) or to a chapter in the "Advancement of Learning." The sentence, "Faber quisque fortunae propria," said to be by Appius Claudian, is quoted more than once in the "De Augmentis Scientiarum," lib. viii., cap. 2.---Wheatley, 1904.
Faber fortunae suae. Lat.—"The architect, founder, of his own fortune." N.B. The original expression, which occurs in Sallust [the distinguished Roman historian], is, "Suae quisque fortunae faber," "Every one is [more or less] the maker of his own fortune.---Ancient and Modern Familiar Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Language. 1892.
There are extant two letters addressed to Caesar: “Duae Epistolae de Republiea ordinanda," or “Two Letters commanded by the Republic,” which contain political counsel and advice, and are attributed, on doubtful authority, to the historian Sallust (Caius Sallustius Crispus). In the first of these letters occurs the following sentence: “But these things teach us the truth of what Appius says in his verses, that everyone is the architect of his own fortune” (Fabrum esse suae quemque fortunae). The reference is to Appius Claudius Caecus, who held the office of censor in B.C. 312. His poems have not survived him.Bacon, in his essay, “Of Fortune,” refers approvingly to the saying of Appius: “It cannot be denied, but outward accidents conduce much to fortune; favor, opportunity, death of others, occasion fitting virtue: but chiefly, the mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands: Faber quisque fortunae suae.”---The Literary Era. January, 1901.
Every man is the son of his own works.---Don Quixote. Cervantes.
Men at some time are masters of their fates:The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our starsBut in ourselves, that we are underlings.---Julius Caesar. W. Shakespeare.
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