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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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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...solicitous, solicitude. Solus, alone; as, sule, solitude, desolation. " Little do men perceive what rolitude is and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company,...talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love." — Bacon. Solvo, / loose ; as, solvent, solution, abiolution, resolute. " And thou too, whosoe'er...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1853 - 714 pages
...divers of the ancient hermits and holy lathers of the church. But little do men perceive what soli:ude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, aud 241 1Ü TO Ili4ï. talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. The Latin adage rnceteth...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854 - 894 pages
...Candian, Numa the Roman, Empedocles the Sicilian, and Apollonins of Tyana ; and truly and really in divers ia, for penance, that will sit a whole night in a...custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, solitudoj" because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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On the lessons in proverbs, 5 lectures

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin.) - 1854
...found in some affecting words of Lord Bacon, who glosses and explains it exactly in this sense ; — " For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." but (as was indeed to be expected) still more often those of a later time, even those which the world...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 5

1854 - 394 pages
...did the the waving corn. He obeyeth the command " Cor ne edito ;" and agreeing with the sage, that " faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling symbol, where there is no love," strives to make the world better by making it merrier. This charming...
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New Church Essays on Science, Philosophy and Religion: Including Literature ...

1854 - 448 pages
...great, nothing precious, nothing high, nothing worthy of ardent desire, but that which is :,lasting. L CROWD is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. POETRY AND ANALOGY. BY RD, IN NC REP., VOL. I....
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...Ninna, the Roman ; Empedocles, the Sicilian; and Apollonius, of Tyaua; 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 : ' Magua civitas, magna solitudo,'5 — because in a great town friends are scattered, so that there...
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Dorothy: A Tale

Margaret Agnes Paull - 1856 - 315 pages
...most likely have found some excuse for putting me off.' But that was indifferent comfort. CHAPTER XX. Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. LORD BACON. MES. MOWBRAY was in a flutter of eager expectation until the day arrived for their journey...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856 - 474 pages
...of the heathens, as Epimenides the Sicilian, and Apollonius of Tyans, and truly and really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceine what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are hut...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857 - 412 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....Adage meeteth with it a little ; Magna Civitas, magna Solitudof becaufe in a great Town Friends are fcattered ; fo that there is not that Fellowfhip, for...
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