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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. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 125
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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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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Solitude, Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1805 - 394 pages
...tfuma, the Roman; LmpcdocUs, the Sicilian; and Appollanius, of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church....extendeth : for a crowd is not company ; and faces ale but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...terms ; whereas, a. friend may speak as the case requires, and not as itsortethwith the person. IBID. BUT little do men perceive what solitude is, and how...love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, Magna ctvitat, magna solitude ; because, in a great town, friends are scattered, so that there is not that...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...Numa, the Romau ; Empedocles, the Sicilian; and Apollonius, of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church....pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is uo love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little; " magna civitas, magna solitudo;" because in a great...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1816 - 270 pages
...wilh friends." PH.SDRUS, 1. iii. Qi 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." NoxEd. P. 72, 1. 16. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1816 - 260 pages
...with friends." PH^EDRDS, 1. iii. 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." NoTEd. P. 72, 1. 16. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...Candian, Numa the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fathers of the Church....no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, "A great city is a great solitude ;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...N lima the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fathers of the Church....no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, "A great city is a great solitude ;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 214 pages
...Nnma, the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian ; and Apollonius of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church....adage meeteth with it a little : " magna civitas, magua solitudo ;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship,...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 580 pages
...Candian, Numa the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fa*thers of the Church....pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is u" love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little ; ' Magna civitas, magna solitudo; because in a great...
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