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Unformatted text preview: conservatively, not willing to risk what they have so they are content with being just alright • “It is good to compound employments of both; for that will be good for the present, because the virtues of either age may correct the defects of both; and good for succession, that young men may be learners while men in age are actors; and lastly, good for extern accidents, because authority followeth old men and favour and popularity youth” o The youth will always look to the men of age because of their experience. o It is good for men of age to take on young men to show them what they have learned and what they have experienced. o Apprentice 15/01/2007 17:26:00 ← 15/01/2007 17:26:00 ←...
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- Spring '07
- Writing, Sir Francis Bacon, young men