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" One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies : where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. "
Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr - Page 1
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
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No valid argument can be drawn from the incredulity of the heathen ...

James Amiraux Jeremie - 1826 - 104 pages
...influence of natural Aversion to Danger? 34 This natural feeling has been observed by the great Bacon: " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights....A mixture of a lie doth ever...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827 - 408 pages
...favour; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 410 pages
...favour; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 494 pages
...favour; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 pages
...favour; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 pages
...favour ; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen, Volume 5

Walter Savage Landor - 1829
...when an elderly gentleman of another college came into the room, took up the book, and redd aloud, " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 820 pages
...for sweetness, or pleasure of t»ste, and therefore »11 your dainty plumbs arc a little dry. Bacon. ed, because it was not obtained, or pretended to be obtaine masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelight. Id. My...
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The Select Works of Archbishop Leighton: Prepared for the Practical Use of ...

Robert Leighton, George Barrell Cheever - 1832 - 584 pages
...favor ; but a natural, though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the latter schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-light....
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...favour ; but a natural, though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the • 8 OP TRCTK. world, half so stately and daintily...
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