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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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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...the Understanding. understanding and judgment ; which is ever infused and drenched in his affection and customs. So as there is as much difference between...and that a man giveth himself, as there is between tho counsel of a friend and of a flatterer ; for there is no such flatterer as a man's self, and there...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 pages
...the liberty of a friend," according to what is said in the Essay of Friendship : " So, as there is much difference between the counsel that a friend...himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and a flatterer ; for there is no such flatterer as a man's self, and there is no such remedy against flattery...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 440 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...affections and customs. So as there is as much difference [28] between the counsel that a friend giveth and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the...
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is <irier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections 11i7) 5 and customs : so as there is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth and...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 641 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...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 - 1868 - 782 pages
...will sometimes be ill done, or neglected, and sometimes will be what had better be left undone.' ' There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, a* there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as a...
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The Literary World, Volumes 1-2

1870 - 444 pages
...light that a man reeeive.th 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 аз there is as much difference between the counsel a friend giveth and that a man giveth himself,...
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Essays in Mosaic

Thomas Ballantyne - 1870 - 254 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. There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself,...
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Christianum Organum: Or, The Inductive Method in Scripture and Science

Josiah Miller - 1870 - 203 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.' And in his ' Advancement of learning,' book i. chap. i. § 3: ' When men fall to framing conclusions...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 556 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...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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