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The four pillars of government are ... religion, justice, counsel, and treasure.

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Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, Lord Chancellor of England, Essays: Of Seditions and Troubles

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Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon
  • Born: January 22, 1561
  • Died: April 9, 1626
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Philosopher

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, PC QC (/ˈbeɪkən/; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher and statesman, who served as Attorney General, and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are credited with developing the scientific method, and remained influential through the scientific revolution.

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