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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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1858
...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 friend....
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 620 pages
...sometimes be ill done, or neglected, and sometimes will be what had better be left undone.' ' Tfiere is as much difference between the counsel that a friend...of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as a man's self' I have already remarked, in the notes on ' Truth/ that men are in danger of exercising...
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The parable of the pilgrim ; Advice to a friend ; A treatise of repentance ...

Simon Patrick - 1858 - 784 pages
...there is as much difference between the counsel of a friend and that which a man bestows on himself, as between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer....a man's self : and there is no such remedy against the flattery of a man's self as the liberty of a friend. And. as one thing usually draws on another,...
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The Guardian, Volumes 10-11

1859 - 802 pages
...customs ; and there is as much difference between the counsel a friend gives and that which one gives himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer ; for, indeed, there is no such flatterer of a man as himself, and there is no such remedy against self-flattery,...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

1860
...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...between the counsel that a friend giveth and that a man givelh himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer ; for there is no such...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...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 aifections and customs. So as there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth,...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1861 - 586 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 atfectious and customs. So as there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth,...
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The Biblical treasury, Volumes 3-4

1872
...cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is warped by his affections and habits. So that there is as much difference between the counsel that...between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer." — LORD BACOIT. THINGS WHICH BEFIT THE CHRISTIAN CHARACTER. PHILIPPIANS iv. 8. — " Whatsoever things...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which ,/ometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever...infused and drenched in his affections and customs. So :is there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself,...
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The Sunday Magazine

Thomas Guthrie - 1865
...much difference," writes Lord Bacon, " between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giretk himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend...and of a flatterer ; for there is no such flatterer M 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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