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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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...the Roman ; Kmpedocles, the Sicilian ; and Apollonius, of Tyana ; and truly, and really, in divers nk'd me ; but a nobler gratitude Rose in her soul : for from that hour she lov'd me, T soliude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not •omiHiny, and faces are but a gallery of...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...the Sicilian ; and Apollonius, of Tyana ; and truly, and really, in divers of the ancient hermit« again, Most naked plants renew both fruit and flower J The sorr noli.ude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Advertiser, Volumes 1-2

William Maxwell - 1848 - 460 pages
...attained this glory, or appear engaged in the successful pursuit of it." — Milton. TRUE SOCIETY. " Crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures where there is no love." — Locke. APRIL FOOL. Yes, you have made a fool of me, This first of April,...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 1-2

1848
...attained this glory, or appear engaged in the successful pursuit of it." — Milton. TRUE SOCIETY. " Crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures where there is no love." — Locke. APRIL FOOL. Yes, you have made a fool of me, This first of April,...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 pages
...Numa, the Roman ; Empedorles, 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 nrft that fellowship, for...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian ; and Apollonius, of Tyana ; and truly, and really, in divers ay in order as before for it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, aud то 164»....
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849 - 548 pages
...pleasure in solitude, but out of a love and désire to sequester a man's self for a higher' conversation But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it exlendeth; for a crowd is not company, and faces i are but a gallery of pictures , and talk but a tinkling...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 588 pages
...Numa, the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian; and Apollonius of Tyana; and truly and really in divers H solitude;" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...Candian, Numa the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers t get the weapon, yet if you extended). For a crowd is not company, and faces are but n gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1850 - 710 pages
...how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and 1C talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love....adage meeteth with it a little : ' Magna civitas, nmgiia solitude' — [' Great city, great solitude'] ; because in a great town friends arc scattered,...
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