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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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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.'85 But civil histories, including ' the orations and the epistles'88 et al. of a man of state...
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Understanding The Merchant of Venice: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources ...

Jay L. Halio - 2000 - 208 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...drenched in his affections and customs. So as there is as from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections and customs....
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The Wise Advisor: What Every Professional Should Know about Consulting and ...

Jeswald W. Salacuse - 2000 - 148 pages
...the light 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 affectations and customs. —Francis Bacon, "Of Friendship"1 PURE ADVICE In the words of Sir Francis...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment; which is ever infused and drenched0 in his affections and customs. So as there is as much...there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer.0 For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self; and there is no such remedy against...
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Revolutions in Romantic Literature: An Anthology of Print Culture,1780-1832

Paul Keen - 2004 - 380 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...infused and drenched in his affections and customs." — Bacon 's Essay on Friendship. criterion of a truth that ranges on a lower scale. Besides which,...
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