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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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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1861 - 580 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 candlelights...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Derwent Coleridge - 1863 - 422 pages
...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 National Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1863 - 436 pages
...and actions, that bring lies into favor, and give a natural though corrupt tone to the lie itself. " This 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 (elegantly) as...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...corrupt love of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians exammeth the matter, and Ls at a stand to think what should be in it, that men...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 4 as candlelights....
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864 - 468 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 Cogitationum vertigine. 2 ingenia qucedam ventosa et discursantia. * nee qute ex ed inventd cogitationibus...
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Verba Nominalia: Or, Words Derived from Proper Names

Richard Stephen Charnock - 1866 - 374 pages
...women be vutrew, Their loue is but a mummerie, Or as an April's dew." — Warner. Albion's England. " This same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masques, and mummerict, and triumphs of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-ligiits." — Bacon....
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 440 pages
...; but a natural though corrupt love [4] of the lie itself. One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what...for advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the [5] lie's sake. But I cannot tell ; this same truth is [3.] Bacon (in his " Wisdom of the Ancients,"...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 782 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 daintily4 as candle-lights....
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868 - 530 pages
...lie itself. One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand (loss) to think what should be in it, that men should love...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs3 (pageants) of the world, half so stately and daintily...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 476 pages
...selfe. One of the later Schoole of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to thinke what should be in it, that men should love Lies; Where...Pleasure, as with Poets; Nor for Advantage, as with a the Merchant ; but for the Lies sake. But I cannot tell : This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open daylight,...
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