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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 British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821 - 416 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 Montaign&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..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...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...basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There i? no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825 - 614 pages
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it ernbaseth it. For these winding and crooked courses are the...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that does so overwhelm a man with shame, as to be found false, or perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 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, when he inquired the reason tvhy the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 494 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, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 404 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, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 408 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, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827 - 410 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, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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