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" To pass from theological and philosophical truth to the truth of civil business : it will be acknowledged, even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 88
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embascth which otherwise would |\ heal and do welj. Public...death of Pertinax; for the death 0 of Henry the Thir Tie found false and perfidjojjs ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily,' when he inquired the reason,...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852
...clean and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the^reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...measures. There cannot be a greater treachery, than first to raise a confidence, and then deceive it. There is no vice, that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. Truth alone, without eloquence, is sufficiently powerful and persuasive : and stands in need of no...
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History of the Whig Ministry of 1830, to the Passing of the Reform ..., Volume 1

John Arthur Roebuck - 1852
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehoods is like alloy of coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.' 1 Sir Robert Peel gravely said, when speaking of George IV., that ' Posterity will regard his late...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a mau with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1855
...success in the words of Lord Bacon, who says, " that mixture of falsehood in man's nature is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it." In conclusion, we must express our regret that this book has appeared in the cheap literature of the...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 406 pages
...that clear and round dealing is the honor of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne 1 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - 1856 - 225 pages
...that clear and sound dealing is the honor of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth3 it ; for these winding and crooked courses are the...as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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