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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 Elements of the English Language

Ernest Adams - 1858 - 200 pages
...generally recognised in the seventeenth century ; but the writers of that age frequently disregard them : There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. — Bacon. When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise. — Shakspere....
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is b'ke alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to bo found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...business ; it will be acknowledged even by those that practise it not, that clear and round dealing 8 is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of...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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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 428 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...as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, 1 Born 1561. when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be...
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Wit and Wisdom; Jokes, Conundrums, Sentiments, and Aphorisms

Wit - 1860
...deficiencies. Nothing is denied to well-directed labour ; nothing is ever to be attained without it. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. Wise men are instructed by reason ; men of less understanding, by experience : the most ignorant, by...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

1860
...men, poor shrunken things — full of melancholy and indisposition ; and unpleasing to themselves. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and eettleth in it, that...
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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1860 - 614 pages
...clear ami sound 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 work the better, but it embaseth it." How clearly defined to the view the image of the lamented Nott stands out from the canvas, in these...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 1

1861
...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...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." Is it dealing fairly by God's glorious Gospel, which is " the power of God unto salvation," if in preaching...
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The Boston Review, Volume 1

1861
...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...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." Is it dealing fairly by God's glorious Gospel, which is " the power of God unto salvation," if in preaching...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1861 - 586 pages
...clear and round2 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...embaseth' it ; for these winding and crooked courses are tlie goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice...
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