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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 4
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...and crooked turnings are the goings of the serpent, which moves basely on its belly, and not upon its feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious ; nor any virtue that so dignifies a man, as truth, justice, and humanity. *• 1 AN EXCURSION THROUGH...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...Great men must go and meet truth ; if they are desirous to know it ; for none will carry it fothem. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be false and perfidious. It is easy to tell a lie, hard to tell but a lie. One lie needs many more to...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...the serpent, which goes basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that sa covers a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious; and therefore Montaigne says prettily, when he en*~ Lucretius. ' f Epicureans. quired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Quotations, English - 1810 - 216 pages
...Great men must go and meet truth ; if they are desirous to know it ; for none will carry it to them. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, ac to be false and perfidious. It is easy to tell a lie, hard to tell but a lie. One lie needs many...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it. IBID. THERE is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame,...perfidious; and therefore, Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquired the reason why the word of the lie, should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge?...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 2

Proverbs - 1814
...always to the same story, betray the imposition he has practised ; and it is well that it is so, as there is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be detected in telling a lie. " Clear and VOL. ii. B round round dealing," Lord Verularrt Says, " is the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent ; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover...found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saitli prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B 2 so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and...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, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B2 ; OF DEATH. so cover a nian with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And...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

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent ; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover...as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lye should be such a disgrace,...
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