Some articles on bacon spent, bacon:
... Bacon spent the autumn and winter of 1926 in London, with the help of an allowance of £3 a week from his mother's trust fund, living on his instincts, simply 'drifting', and reading Nietzsche ... When he was broke, Bacon found that by the simple expedient of rent-dodging and petty theft, he could manage a reasonable economy ... Bacon later claimed that his father had asked this friend to take him 'in-hand' and 'make a man of him' ...
Famous quotes containing the words spent and/or bacon:
“They say the tongues of dying men
Enforce attention like deep harmony.
Where words are scarce, they are seldom spent in vain,
For they breathe truth that breathe their words in pain.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from others lands, but a continent that joins to them.”
—Francis Bacon (15611626)