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" ... of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it. For these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. "
Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ... - Page 5
by Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age. Being the Modern ...

Conduct of life - 1702 - 383 pages
...clear and round Dealing is the Honour of Man's Nature•, and that a mixture of FalfoooJ, is like A Hay in Coin of Gold and Silver, which may make the Metal work the better, but it embafes it. There is no Vice that does fo cover a Man with Shame, as to be found falfe and perfidious...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...Baconiana." " Round dealing is the honour of man's nature; and a mixture of falshood is like allay in gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it. " Children inctease the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. '*...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...Veritas,] that, clear and round dealing is the Honour of man's nature : and that, mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold, and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but, it embaseth it. For, these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the Serpent ; which goeth Lastl»...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...Veritas,] that, clear and round dealing is the Honour of man's nature : and that, mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold, and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but, it einbaseth it. For, these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the Serpent ; which goeih basely...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...clear and round dealing is the honour of mans' nature, and that mixture of falshood is like an allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but embases it. For these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which goes basely...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it: for these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent; which goeth basely...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like 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, as to be found false and perfidious;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it; for these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent ; which goeth basely...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...death. 39. Hound dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold .and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it. 40. Death opened the gate to good fame, and extinguisheth envy. 41. Schism, in the spiritual...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the 'better, but it embaseth it. For these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which goeth basely...
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