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I condole in a word or syllable for him ; as knowing no Accident could do harm to Vertue, but rather help to make it manifest.
4. Cowley, in his Poem to the Royal Society, af. ter some reflections upon the State of Philosophy aforetime, goes on,
Who to the life an exačí Piece would make,
; HAT is Truth?, said jesting } Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there 5), be, that delight in giddiness, 2 and count it a Bondage to fix - a Belief; affecting free-will — — ... in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the Sečts of Philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain discoursing Wits, which are of the same Veins, though there be not so much Blood in them, as was in those of the Antients. But it is not only the difficulty and labour, which men take in finding out of Truth; nor again, that when it is found, it imposeth upon mens thoughts, that doth bring Lier in favour; but a natural, though corrupt Love, of the Lie it self. One of the later Schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to think what should be in it, that Men should love Lics; where neither they make for pleasure, as with Poets, o B 3 to: