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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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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 680 pages
...clear and round dealing is the honor of man's nature : and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in gold and silver, which may make the metal work the...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." " He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who for the time hardly...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 336 pages
...clear and round dealing is the honor of man's nature : and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in gold and silver, which may make the metal work the...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." " He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who for the time hardly...
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A Present from a Pastor to His Young Parishioners: In Ten Discourses; Urging ...

James Flint - 1844 - 352 pages
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver; which may make the metal work the better, but it debaseth it; for these winding and crooked courses are the...goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet." It is only for mercenary purposes, let it be observed, that the precious metals are made " to work...
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Famous Men of Modern Times

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 334 pages
...falsehood is like alloy in gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embascth it : for these winding and crooked courses are the...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." " He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who for the time hardly...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 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...doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false 4* and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquireth the reason, why the word...
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The Maxims of Francis Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini - 1845 - 216 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 work the better, but it embaseth it. Essays, i. Of Truth. LES plus habiles affectent toute leur vie de blamer les finesses, pour s'en servir...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 226 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 Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 730 pages
...mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the hetter, but it embaseth it. For these winding and crooked...as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny 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: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 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...serpent; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not npon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 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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