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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 Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 516 pages
...friends." — PII.CUHUS, 1. ill, 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 geniax flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 352 pages
...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 of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, wjiere there is no love." P. 141, 1. 24. From every point a ray of genius flaws! By these means, when...
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Annual Report of the Inspectors, Volume 14

State Penitentiary for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1843 - 550 pages
...associate in crime is to be severely punished, what benefits then can they derive from working together, "for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures." But should they even allow the prisoners under the associate system to correspond or mingle indiscriminately...
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905
...Bacon's death— Thomas Farnuby produced unThere is a peace or unity Grounded upon implicit ignorance. Faces are but a gallery of pictures. And talk but a tinkling cymbal where other poem by Bacon— and accepted by Tnerp js no ]oye Spedding as Bacon's work— an expauI have,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...First Preliminary DKscrtatlnn to ' Encyclopedia Britimnica,' л- •'"'» »evtMUh edition. FROH 1558 k her part was done, And that her reign hail here its last fulfill niceteth with it a little : ' Magna ci vi tau, msgna solitude' — [' Groat city, great solitude']...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1845 - 340 pages
...with friends." — PH.EDRUS, 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." Page 68, line 2. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...following passages are the most notable, or those that best admit of bemg separated from the context :— Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit of...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 732 pages
...passages are the most notahle, or those that hest admit of heing •••parated from the context:— Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far...extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are hut a gallery of pictures, and talk hut a tinkling cymhal, where there is no love. » It is a strange...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 32-33

1878 - 300 pages
...made a song in haying-time. He was no poet while a farmer, and no farmer while a poet. — Hawthorne. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extends. FACTS, HINTS, GEMS, AND POETRY. For a crowd is no company; men's faces are but like pictures...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 1; Volume 9

1744 - 730 pages
...replied, " I wish I could fill it with friends." Tiiese, indeed, are all that a wise man need assemble ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a sound where there is no love. THE FIBES1DE. "I CANNOT PBAY!" — A number of people were one night...
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