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" Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips and is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one... "
Report of Her Majesty's Civil Service Commissioners: Together with Appendices - Page 326
1876
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...left he contradict at one time •what he faid-at another. But truth is always confident with itfclf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lip% and is ready to drop out before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublefome, and...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...always confident with kfclf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it ii always hear at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a He is troubleiome, and fers a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more...
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The Spirit of Masonry in Moral and Elucidatory Lectures: By Wm Hutchinson

William Hutchinson - 1795 - 362 pages
...precepts) lead uncorrupt lives, do the thing which is right, and speak the truth from your heart; for truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always neat at hxnd, and sits upon your lips, and is ready to'drop out before you are aware : whereas a lie...
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Interesting anecdotes, memoirs, allegories, essays, and poetical ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1795
...betray, and fpeaks without any intention to deceive. Truth Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out : it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware, whereas a lye is troublefome, and...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

1797 - 1120 pages
...always conü.lcnt with itfelf. and needs nothing to help it Ont: it и always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a lie is troublefome, and fets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...lands, a noble defcent would turn indeed be a valuable privilege. Truth is always confident with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always near at hand, and tits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware : whereas a lye is troublefome, and...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...lands, a noble defcent would then indeed be a valuable privilege. Truth is always confident with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware : •whereas a lye is troublefome,...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English imprints - 1801
...unfpeakable advantage in the bufinefs and aflairs of life. "Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware ; whereas a lye is troublefome, and...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...trust and confidence in him, which is an unspeakable advantage in the business and affairs of life. * Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. It is like...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...regulate Sr.t have not time remaining to bring them to Truth is always caisUUiit w-itli itself, and kelp it out. It is always near at hand, and sits upon our...are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack ; and One trick netds a great many more to make it good. The pleasure...
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