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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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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

Brian Harvey Goodwin Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 436 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...which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet.54 ...we are much beholden, [Bacon writes in both Advancements] to Machiavel and others of that...
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Rhetoric and Pluralism: Legacies of Wayne Booth

Frederick J. Antczak - 1995 - 336 pages
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Sir Francis Bacon's Cipher Story

Orville W. Owen - 1995 - 220 pages
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The Book of Virtues

William J. Bennett - 1993 - 836 pages
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1996 - 872 pages
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - 1996 - 620 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' (my italics). Replacing 'but', however, with 'though', Abbott changed the emphasis of these lines,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 276 pages
...like allay17 in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth18 it. For these winding and crooked courses are the...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 Advancement of Learning; Colours of Good and Evil; the Essays

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 445 pages
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1342 pages
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1342 pages
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