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" But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. "
The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works - Page 810
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The Parable of the Pilgrim: Written to a Friend

Simon Patrick - Christian life - 1667 - 527 pages
...alone, if that be not there. A crowd is not company j ( as a Wife man fayes ) and Faces are but aGaltery of Pictures; and Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal, where there is no love. Nay fo natural is this to us(and withall fo fweet) that I believe there is no man in the World who...
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...Fathers of the Church. But little do men perceive what Solitude is, and how far it extendeth : for a Crowd is not Company, and Faces are but a Gallery...Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal , where there is no Love. TheLatine Adage meeteth with it a little, Magna Civitas, magnafolitiido; becaufeina great Town Friends...
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A sermon [on Jonah i. 8,9] preached at the Oxford-shire feast, at ..., Volume 2

John Hartcliffe - 1684
...: Without which ( as my Lord Bacon fays ) our meeting together doth not make Company, but a Crowd; Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures, and Talk but a tinkling Cymbal, without true hearted Love and Friendfliip. Who knows not, that there is a mutual Bond of Amity and...
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Solitude, Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1799 - 338 pages
...what SOLITUDE is, and how far it extendeth ! for a crowd is not company ; and faces are but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little : " Magna civhas, magna folitudo ; becaufe in a great town...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little ; " magna civitas, magna solitude ;" because in a great town...
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The Pleasures of Memory, with Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1801 - 187 pages
...friends." PHJSDRUS, 1. Hi. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - 1801
...These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and 123 faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means,...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - 1802
...friends." PHJEDRUS, 1. Hi. p. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NoTEd. P. 103, 1. 11. • From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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Aubrey: A Novel, Volume 2

Robert Charles Dallas - English fiction - 1804
...determined to make them completely acquainted with the man who afks their love. ' A crowd is not company, faces * are but a gallery of pictures, and talk * but a tinkling cymbal where there is. ' not love,' faid one well acquainted with nature : c you may take farza to c open the liver, fteel...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...itsortethwith the person. IBID. BUT little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth, for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, Magna ctvitat, magna solitude ; because, in a great town,...
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