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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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The Pleasures of Memory, and Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1820 - 142 pages
...with friends." PHA.EDRCS, 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 of pictures, ami talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE 4. Page 73. From...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821 - 416 pages
...Numa, the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian ; and Apollonins of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church....meeteth with it a little : " magna civitas, magna solitndo ;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822 - 234 pages
...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....meeteth with it a little : " magna civitas, magna solitude;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1822 - 340 pages
...with friends." PH^DRUS, 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." P. 124, 1. 16. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823 - 646 pages
...Roman, **) Empedocles the Sicilian,***) and Apol — loniui of Tyana;f) and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fathers of the Church....solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd ij not company and face» are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1824 - 598 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; Alagna civitas, magna solittido; because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not...
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Outlines of truth, by a lady

Outlines - 1825 - 288 pages
...numerous acquaintance ; Bacon's definition of its emptiness was always assimilated with my judgment: " A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Such an aphorism will limit our association, even with the most eminent and amiable among the followers...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1829 - 520 pages
...friends.« — PHXDRUS, 1. iii, o.. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire in assemble; « for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling супаbal, where Uicrc is no love.» Note 4, page 21, col. i. From етегу polot • ray of genial...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1830 - 488 pages
...friends." — PH.EDRUS, 1. Ш, 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." Note 4, page 21, col. 1. From every point a ray of geniw flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers - 1830 - 516 pages
...friends," — Рнлписз, L ni, 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 of pictures, and talk but а tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Note 4, page 21, col. 1. From every point a ray of genius...
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