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" Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge. Saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God and a coward... "
New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ... - Page 156
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...and therefore Montaigne says prettily, when he en*~ Lucretius. ' f Epicureans. quired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and...charge: " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lies, is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...found false and perfidious; and therefore, Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquired the reason why the word of the lie, should be such a disgrace, and..." towards God, and a coward towards men : for " a He faces God, and shrinks from man," Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith, cannot...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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, and such an odious charge — saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to "say, that he is brave...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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, and such an odious charge — saith he, "If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say, that he is brave...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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, and...it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as mucb as to say that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men : for a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...disgrace, and such an odious charge ? Saith he, " If it be well " weighed, to say that a man ly eth, is as much as to say, " that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards " men. For a lye faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falshood, and breach of faith, cannot...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...disgrace, and such an odious charge ? Saith he, " If it be well " weighed, to say that a man lyeth,is as much as to say, " that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards " men. For a lye faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falshood, and breach of faith, cannot...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, *hy the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith he, " If it be well " weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to "say, that he is brave...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge ? Saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man " lieth, is as much as to say, that he is brave...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1825
...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, and such an odious charge, saith he, "If it be well " weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to " say, that he is brave...
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