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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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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...CCCXXV. Clear aud round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet. — Lord Bacon. CCCXXVL Rest unto our souls ! — 'tis all we want — the end of all our wishes and...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856
...dealing is the honour of man's nature, I ^ and mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and j \ silver, which may make the metal work the better,...goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet. — Lord Bacon, CCCXXVI. Rest unto our souls ! — 'tis all we want — the end of all our wishes and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 814 pages
...business ; it will be acknowledged even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing 3 is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 veritatem aut potiut vcracitatem, 3 upertam el...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 578 pages
...and the belief of Truth, which is the enjoying of it — is the sovereign good of human nature.' ' There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious.' This holds good when falsehood is practised solely for a man's private advantage : but, in a zealous...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...business ; it will be acknowledged even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing3 is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 verilatem out poilus veracitateni. doth so cover...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...business ; it will be acknowledged even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing 3 is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that i Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 3 veritulem aut potiue veracitatem. doth so cover...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 620 pages
...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...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; aud therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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A Treatise on Coins, Currency, and Banking: With Observations on ..., Volume 1

Henry Nicholas Sealy - 1858 - 397 pages
...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...crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which gocth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." P. 4.: — " Surely the wickedness of falsehood...
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A Treatise on Coins, Currency, and Banking: With Observations on the Bank ...

Henry Nicholas Sealy - 1858 - 397 pages
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embasetli it ; for these winding and crooked courses are the...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." P. 4.: — " Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith cannot possibly be so highly expressed...
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The Eclectic Review

1858
...Vols. I. and II. London : Chapman & Hall. 1858. IN his Essay on Truth, Lord Bacon has remarked : " There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame...to be found false and perfidious ; and, therefore, Montaigne faith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word lie should be such a disgrace, and...
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