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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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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857
...divine of Queen Bess's Court. Who do not remember how sweetly Bacon speaks of truth in metaphor, " This same 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 Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 792 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...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 790 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...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 620 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...nor for advantage, as with the merchant, but for the He's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859 - 618 pages
...a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examincth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should...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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859 - 172 pages
...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...advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. *r But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masques,...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

1860 - 540 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 dantily as candle-lights....
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1860 - 720 pages
...natural, though corrupt, love of the lie itself. One of the later school of the Grecians examiueth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860 - 480 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...poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; but 1 Cogitutionum vertigine. 2 ingenin quadam ventosa et ducursantin. 1 nee qua ex ed inventd cogitationilnu...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1861 - 408 pages
...they came to the unsatisfactory conclusion, that mankind has no criterion by which to form a judgment. for advantage, as with the merchant, but for the lie's...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 candlerlights....
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