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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 Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 339 pages
...that Mixture of Falshood, is like Allay in Coyne of Gold and Silver; which may make the Metall worke the better, but it embaseth it. For these winding,...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the Feet. 70 There is no Vice, that doth so cover a Man with Shame, as to be found false, and perfidious. And...
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Our Swindling Finance Houses: Their Exploitation of the Vulnerable

Guy Tallice - 2002 - 121 pages
...Insulted And Injured 92 8 What Has To Be Done 112 Preface Swindling Within The Law "For these windings and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent,...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious." Sir Francis Bacon, Of Truth. Fraud or misrepresentation as understood in their general definition as...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...metal work the better, but it embaseth0 it. For these winding0 and crooked courses are the goings0 of the serpent; which goeth basely upon the belly,...as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne0 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace...
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Where There's Life, There's Lawsuits: Not Altogether Serious Ruminations on ...

Jeffrey Miller - 2003 - 313 pages
...yet she is not invisible." Then again, "Great riches have sold more men than they have bought." And: "There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious." Some say that Sir Francis arranged for his rival Coke to be chief justice of King's Bench to clear...
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At the Speed of Light There is Only Illumination: A Reappraisal of Marshall ...

John George Moss, Linda M. Morra - 2004 - 261 pages
...adulterated truth with an alloy of gold convey this idea clearly: a "mixture of falsehood is like [an] alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it." 4 Gold becomes stronger and brighter when it is mixed with copper, but is "embased" because its purity...
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Murder on the Rebound

Jeffrey Miller - 2007 - 291 pages
...judge (and Yours Redundantly) can hear, nodding politely and waving with the papers as we bow out. 82 For these winding and crooked courses are the goings...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. Francis Bacon, Essays, "Of Truth" My morning patrol of the faculty wing ends at the closed door of...
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