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" He being thus lorded, Not only with what my revenue yielded. But what my power might else exact, — like one Who having unto truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie... "
History of the reign of king Henry vii, with notes by J.R. Lumby - Page 272
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
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Philadelphia Fire

John Edgar Wideman - Fiction - 2005 - 199 pages
...guessing, duplicating and rechecking, treading water, going nowhere fast and also excruciatingly slowly. Made such a sinner of his memory To credit his own lie. — THE TEMPEST The unmitigated cruelty of the legal system. My son rots in a cell. Courts neither...
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Postcoloniality: The French Dimension

Margaret A. Majumdar - History - 2007 - 310 pages
...revenue yielded, But what my power might else exact, like one Who having into truth, by telling of it, Made such a sinner of his memory, To credit his own lie - he did believe He was indeed the Duke. (The Tempest, Act I, Scene ii) Yet the princes of this world, with all their might, cannot escape from...
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Imagination and Politics in Seventeenth-century England

Todd Wayne Butler - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 200 pages
...authority, magic, and deceit. Explaining his brother's rebellion, Prospero describes his brother as "[l]ike one / Who having unto Truth, by telling oft,...own lie, he did believe / He was indeed the Duke; out o' the substitution / And executing the outward face of royalty" (I. ii. 99-1 04). 56 Cogan, "Rhetoric...
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