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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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Faust, a dramatic poem, tr. into Engl. prose with notes by the translator of ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1833 - 396 pages
...spectator. De Arte Poetica. p. 272. Much falsehood and a spark of truthJ] — " I cannot tell why, this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the present world half so stately and daintily, as candle lights. Truth may perhaps come...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1837 - 316 pages
...are the persons to be entertained ? — " One of the later school of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...day-light, 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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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ...

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 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 day-light, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights....
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 246 pages
...favour; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights....
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 582 pages
...are the persons to be entertained I — " One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) en and silent dell ! And grateful, that, by nature's I cannot tell why, this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth nut show the masques and...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 11

1847 - 628 pages
...Shakspeare, which unfortunately he did not. " One of the later schools of the Grecians," says he, " is at a stand to think what should be in it, that...with the merchant ; BUT FOR THE LIE'S SAKE. But I (•-iiniot tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight that doth not show the masques, and...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - 1845 - 484 pages
...thinking of Bacon, or fresh from the reading of the passage in his Essay on Truth, in which he says, " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candle lights....
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 404 pages
...; 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...This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that does not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1845 - 582 pages
...are the persons to be entertained ? — " One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men...lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as with poete ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; hut lor the lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 778 pages
...favour ; but a natural, though corrupt, love of the lie itself. One of the later school 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-lights....
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