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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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 732 pages
...favour; hut 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 should he in it that men should love lies ; where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantagr,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 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 masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 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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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 578 pages
...are the persons to be entertained f — "One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men...advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same truth • a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masques and...
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Egeria: Or, the Spirit of Nature, and Other Poems

Charles Mackay - 1850 - 260 pages
...and prophecy as well as sing. site of, truth. " One of the later schools of the Grecians," said he, " is at a stand to think what should be in it, that...same 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 candlelight....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 588 pages
...examineth the matter, and is at a stand -tothink what should be in it, that men should love РТшз; his friends congratulated to him his victory over the Romans, under the conduct of F merv-ibant, but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell S this same truth is a naked and open daylight,...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1850
...ftand to think what fhould be in it that men fhould love lies, where neither they make for pleafure, as with poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the lie's fake. But I cannot tell : this fame truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not fhew the mafques...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 892 pages
...though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the m.itw. e one lo 'ii.il men should love lies ; where neither they make ht pleasure, as with poets ; nor for advantage,...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851 - 224 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 masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the 1 Bacon's beautiful allusion is to the following...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 580 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 masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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