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" Fathers, in great severity, called poesy vinum dcemonum [devil's-wine], because it filleth the imagination ; and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 82
by Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1860
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...but the Lie that finks in, and fettles in it ; fuch f mean as we fpake of before. But howfoever thefe Things are thus, in Men's depraved Judgments and Affections, yet TRUTH (which only doth judge itfelf) teaches, that the Inquiry after TRUT H, which is the Lovemaking, or Wooing of it; the Knowledge...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...Poefie, the Wine of T)evils* becmfe xt ft\\s the Imagination with vain Things; though Poefie is but the Shadow of a Lie. But it is not the Lie, that paiTes through the Mind, that does the Hurt; but the Lie that finks in, and fettles in it ; fuch I...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...melancholy, and indisposition. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " 'vinum damonum" because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. it is not the lie which darts through the mind; but the lie that sinketh in, that doth the hurt. You...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 71

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1843
...paradoxical ; but, as Lord Bacon says, ' Works of imagination hurt not a child : taking them at the worst, it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and settlclh in it, which doth the hurt ;' and it may be justly questioned whether, in banishing the world...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, riinn/t divmonum, the devil's wine, because it fills the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. It is not, however, the lie that passes through the mind, but the lie that sinks in, and settles in...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...and unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum dcemonum ; because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lye. But it is not the lye that passeth through the mind, but the lye that sinketh in, and settleth...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum dcemontim ; because it fiUeth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lye. But it is not the lye that passeth through the mind, but the lye that sinketh in, and settleth...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...and unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum," because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, -out the lie, that sinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...uupleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum," becanse it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with...lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie, that sinkcth in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum," because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie, thatsinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these...
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