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" So as there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self; and there is no such remedy against... "
Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 59
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature ...: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier, and purer, than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever...of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self;' and there is no such remedy against flattery of a man's self as the liberty of a...
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The Copeland Reader: An Anthology of English Poetry and Prose, Volume 1

Charles Townsend Copeland - 1926 - 1744 pages
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier and purer than that which cometh from . I'm sorry for what has happened, but you have only...passions were probably under less control, replied, is a man's self; and there is no such remedy against flattery of a man's self, as the liberty of a...
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - 1926 - 928 pages
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier and purer than that which comelh from is a man's self; and there is no such remedy against flattery of a man's self, as the liberty of a...
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Seventeenth Century Essays: From Bacon to Clarendon

Jacob Zeitlin - 1926 - 408 pages
...the light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever...as there is as much difference between the counsel * PLUTARCH, Life of Themistodes, ch. 62. that a friend giveth and that a man giveth himself as there...
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 924 pages
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier, and purer, than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever...infused and drenched in his affections and customs. So 150 as, there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

1909
...the light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment; which is ever...of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self ; and there is no such remedy against flattery of a man's self as the liberty of a...
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Romantic Critical Essays

David Bromwich - 1987 - 320 pages
...the light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier and purer than that which comes from his own understanding and judgment; which is ever...infused and drenched in his affections and customs." 4 Pierre Simon Laplace (1749-1827), the French mathematician and astronomer, established the invariability...
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Other Selves: Philosophers on Friendship

Michael Pakaluk - 1991 - 292 pages
...from another, is drier, and purer, than that which cometh from his own understanding, and judgement; which is ever infused and drenched in his affections...of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer, as is a man's self; and there is no such remedy, against flattery of a man's self, as the liberty of a...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1214 pages
...of a man in difficulties. AESOP (6TH CENTURY UC). Greek fabulist. f.iWcs, The Fox and the Coal." 2 om that Welsh fairy, Lest he transform me to a piece...dramatist, poet. Sir lohn Falstafí, in The Merry Wives is a man's self. FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626). English philosopher, essayist. statesman, Essays, "Of Friendship'...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

Brian Harvey Goodwin Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 436 pages
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another, is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment; which is ever...infused and drenched in his affections and customs. '8a But civil histories, including 'the orations and the epistles'86 el al. of a man of state like...
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