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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 600 pages
...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....with it a little : ' Magna civitas, magna solitudo,' — [' Great city, great solitude;'] because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...Numa, the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian ; and ApoUonius, 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,' — [' Great city, great solitude;'] because in a great town friends are scattered, so that...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...of the heathens, as Epimenides 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 no loce. — Bacon's Essays. To ait on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1851 - 328 pages
...with friends."—PH^EDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man cau 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 4. From O'er?/ point a ray of genius fluv:s ! , By these means, when all nature wears...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...been removed from the earth the Sicilian, and Apollonius1 of Tyana; and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church....perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth; fora crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 394 pages
...Numa the Roman, Empedodes the Scicilian, 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 Solitudo ; becaufe in a great Town, Friends are fcattered ; fo that there is not that Fellowfhip, for the moft...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 580 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....extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces ire but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. The Latin adage...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 522 pages
...it with friends."— PH^DEUS, 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. 97, 1. 28. From every point a ray of genitu flows! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...friends." These, indeed, are all that a wise man would desire to assemble ; for a crowd is not company, faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. It is related of Pythagoras, an eminent philosopher of antiquity, that before he would admit any one...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...Candian, Numa the Koman, 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, magna solitude; because in a great town friends are scattered ; so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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