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" But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. "
Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr - Page xii
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
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The Parable of the Pilgrim: Written to a Friend

Simon Patrick - 1667 - 556 pages
...alone, if that be not there. A crowd is not company j ( as a Wife man fayes ) and Faces are but aGaltery of Pictures; and Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal, where there is no love. Nay fo natural is this to us(and withall fo fweet) that I believe there is no man in the World who...
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...of Tyana -, and truly and really in divers of the ancient Hermits, and Holy Fathers of the Church. But little do men perceive what Solitude is, and how...Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal , where there is no Love. TheLatine Adage meeteth with it a little, Magna Civitas, magnafolitiido; becaufeina great Town Friends...
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A sermon [on Jonah i. 8,9] preached at the Oxford-shire feast, at St. Mary ...

John Hartcliffe - 1684 - 42 pages
...: Without which ( as my Lord Bacon fays ) our meeting together doth not make Company, but a Crowd; Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures, and Talk but a tinkling Cymbal, without true hearted Love and Friendfliip. Who knows not, that there is a mutual Bond of Amity and...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St ...

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733 - 658 pages
...a Love of Retirement, but a Defire to fequefter ones felf for the fake of fublimer Contemplations. But little do Men perceive what Solitude is ; and how far it extends. For a Crowd is no Company : Mens Faces are but like Pictures in a Gallery •, and Talk but...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1799 - 390 pages
...dppellomus, of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what SOLITUDE is, and how...extendeth ! for a crowd is not company ; and faces are but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801 - 444 pages
...Apollonius of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how...talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little ; " magna civitas, magna solitude ;" because in a great town...
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The Pleasures of Memory, with Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1801 - 208 pages
...with friends." PHJSDRUS, 1. Hi. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - 1801 - 222 pages
...These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and 123 faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means,...
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The Pleasures of Memory: With Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1802 - 308 pages
...with friends." PHJEDRUS, 1. Hi. p. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NoTEd. P. 103, 1. 11. • From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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Aubrey: A Novel, Volume 2

Robert Charles Dallas - 1804 - 316 pages
...determined to make them completely acquainted with the man who afks their love. ' A crowd is not company, faces * are but a gallery of pictures, and talk * but a tinkling cymbal where there is. ' not love,' faid one well acquainted with nature : c you may take farza to c open the liver, fteel...
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