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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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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 476 pages
...the middle ages. 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 essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...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 - 1884 - 722 pages
...sometimes be ill done, or neglected, and sometimes will be what had better be left undone.' 1 TJiere is as much difference between the counsel that a friend...and that a man giveth himself, as there is between tht counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no suck flatterer as a man's self.1 I have...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 200 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...
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The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 318 pages
...light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer M than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever...and that a man giveth himself, as there is between 15 the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self; and...
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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907 - 550 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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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 412 pages
...that which cometh from his own understanding land judgment ; which is ever infused and drenched tn his affections and customs. So as there is as much...between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. I For there is_no such flatterer as is a man's self ; \ and there is no such remedy against_fla,tterv...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 794 pages
...great. — Bacoit. There i - at! much difference between the counsel thatafriend givelh, and thutaman onies, than by a thousand arguments. — Emmon». Facts are to a flatterer. — Bacon. Good counsels observed, are chains to grace, which, neglected, prove halters...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 572 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...
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - 1909 - 347 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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