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" One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies : where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. "
Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr - Page 1
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 528 pages
...(land, to think what fliould be in it, that Men mould love a Lie, where neither it makes for Pleafure, as with Poets ; nor- for Advantage, as with the Merchant, but for the Lie's fake. But I know not how, this fame TRUTH (as being a naked and open Day-light) doth not fliew the...
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State-worthies: Or, The Statesmen and Favourites of England from the ...

David Lloyd - 1766 - 608 pages
...ftand to think what mould be in " it, that men mould love lies ; where neither " they make for pleafure as with poets ; nor for " advantage as with the merchant, but for the " lies fake. But I cannot tell why, this fame " truth is a naked and open day-light, that " doeth not...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 588 pages
...Gal. iv. 16. " One, of the later school of the Grecians, examineth the matter," says Lord Verulam, " and is at a stand, to think what should be in it, that men should love Lies. Bur, I cannot tell ; this same Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the Masques,...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 586 pages
...Gal. iv. 16. " One, of the later school of the Grecians, examineth the matter," says Lord Verulam, " and is at a stand, to think what should be in it, that men should love Lits. But, I cannot tell ; this same Truth is a naked and open day. lighr, that doth not shew the Masques,...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809 - 288 pages
...love of the lie itself. One of the later school of the Grecians examines the matter, and wonders why men should love lies ; where neither they make for...this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that does not shew the masques, mummeries, and trinmphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights....
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 348 pages
...favour; but a natural, though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1812 - 466 pages
...prudence, did I even possess the right ? — " One of the later Schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men...Advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the Lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same Truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the Masques and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 302 pages
...; B but a natural, though corrupt, love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...that doth not shew the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...favour ; but a natural, though corrupt love, of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to think...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the B world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...favour; hut a natural, though corrupt love, of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to think...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the B world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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