The Promus of Formularies and Elegancies[: Illustrated and Elucidated by Passages from Shakespeare
Kessinger Publishing, 1997 M09 1 - 652 pages
1883. The Promus was Francis Bacon's storehouse from which he would draw forth things new and old, turning, twisting, expanding, modifying, and changing them with a nimbleness of mind of which he felt himself to be specially endowed. It is a storehouse also of pithy expressions that can be found throughout Shakespeare's (Bacon's) writings.
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