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" All this is true, if time stood still ; which contrariwise moveth so round, that a froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new. "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Seite 61
1804
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The Wykehamist, Ausgabe 1

1866
...caprice, our opinion of him is the reverse. But, on the other hand, we are told by a high authority, that " a froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation, and that a courting of public notice by a too close adherence to old fashions is as great an evil as a...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 Seiten
...themselves would not have advocated, if living, changes called for by altered circumstances. •ward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an...old times, are but a scorn to the new. It were good there- [5] fore that men, in their innovations, would follow the example of time itself, which indeed...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 Seiten
...favoured. All this is true if time stood still : which contrariwise moveth so round that a forward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too much of old times are but a scorn to the new. It were good therefore that men, in their innovations should...
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English Political Thought, 1603-1660, Band 1

John William Allen - 1644 - 525 Seiten
...yet it is fit',3 and novelties are like strangers, wondered at and not favoured. On the other hand, 'a froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation'.4 Great caution and intelligence are required to make the necessary readjustments and to...
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University of Colorado Studies: General series, Bände 9-10

University of Colorado (Boulder campus) - 1912
...fossilization. If they read Bacon, they would strengthen their plea with another sonorous sentence: "A f reward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an...reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new." Then in their zeal to save the language from even the remotest danger of fossilization they force it...
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The Harvard Classics, Band 3

1909
...Besides, they are like strangers; more admired and less favored. All this is true, if time stood still ; which contrariwise moveth so round, that a froward'...therefore that men in their innovations would follow the example of time itself; which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly, by degrees scarce to be perceived....
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Utopia and the Ideal Society: A Study of English Utopian Writing 1516-1700

J. C. Davis - 1983 - 427 Seiten
...itself is an innovator. It is necessary, therefore, for man to innovate according to time's pattern. 'It were good therefore that men in their innovations would follow the example of time itself; which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly and in degrees scarce to be perceived.'...
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Life of Brian Houghton Hodgson: British Resident at the Court of Nepal

William Wilson Hunter - 1991 - 390 Seiten
...learned at Haileybury from Bacon's Essay of Innovations : " All this is true, if time stood still : which, contrariwise, moveth so round that a froward...reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new.1' The lov • of liberty and the generous respect fpr the liberties of others, with a belief in...
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Free Trade: 1793-1886, Band 3

Lars Magnusson - 1997 - 4 Seiten
...besides, they are like strangers, more admired and less favoured. All this is true, if time stood still, which contrariwise, moveth so round, that a froward...reverence too much old times, are but a scorn to the new. The length of the chapter prevents me quoting it; I shall however quote his conclusion from scripture:...
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International Law Reports, Band 110

E. Lauterpacht, C. J. Greenwood, Andrew G. Oppenheimer - 1998 - 750 Seiten
...direction, a point considered below. 2. The Position Subsequent to the Commencement of the Nuclear Age A "froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation", says Bacon3o. So, on the assumption that a prohibitory rule existed at the commencement of the nuclear...
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