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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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Sermons: Accompanied by Suitable Prayers, Designed to be Used in ..., Volume 1

John Relly Beard - 1831 - 492 pages
...though his powerful and well-stored mind could never have allowed him to feel the vacancy of solitude, " a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. It is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness."...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...Numa, the Roman ; Empadodes, 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, magna solitude;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833 - 434 pages
...every man is not a friend. A person may be solitary among thousands ; for, as Lord Bacon observes, — "A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures." This is one reason why many men gladly leave the pomp, selfishness, and disquiet of the world, to associate...
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Poems, Volume 1

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 320 pages
...it with friends." PHJEDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man can 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. 122,1.4. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Poems, Volume 2

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 330 pages
...it with friends." PHTEDKUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man can 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. 122,1. 4. From every point a ray of genius flows! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
...indeed are all that a wise man can desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces arc but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." P. 122, 1. 4. From every point a ray of genius Jiows ! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1835 - 206 pages
...Esse putas fidas pectus amicitiae ? — * » * • Jam bene si coenem noster amicus erit!— MARTIAL. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...but a tinkling: cymbal, where there is no love.— BACON'S Essays, 27th. Et3 But should'st thou waver, when the awful hour Of pleasure tempteth with a...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1836 - 528 pages
...friends." — PH/EDKUS, L Ui, 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 rar of genius flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

1836 - 444 pages
...friends." — Гн F.IIJÍ rs. 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, and talk but a tiiikling cymbal, where there is no love," Note 4, page 21, col. 1. From every point a ray оГ genius...
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Glenlonely, or, The demon fiend [by W.M. De Merle].

William Henry De Merle - 1837 - 976 pages
...with that intent, than giving the word of command in the dav of battle. CHAP. XII. THE WATER-DKINKERS. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — BACON. WITHOUT any exception, Saltenham is the most amusing place in the world, for those who find...
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