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" A mixture of a lie doth ^ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon - Page 6
by Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 pages
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...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
...deprived of vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of fear, melancholy, and indisposition. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " 'vinum damonum"...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like; but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken...One of 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...
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The Friend;: A Series of Essays, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like vinum Dsemonum (as a Father calleth poetry) but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken...melancholy and Indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? '' This formidable Objection, (which however grounds itself on the false assumption, that I wage...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken...things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpl easing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum,"...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor shrunken...fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum " da;monum," because it fi'leth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor shrunken...One of the Fathers in great severity called Poesy, " the wine of Daemons," because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor shrunken...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves 1 One of the Fathers in great severity called Poesy, " the wine of Dasmons," because it filleth the...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor shrunken...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...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

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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