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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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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825 - 288 pages
...extract, from which I give the following quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " 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 break wants a great many more to make it good. It is like...
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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 334 pages
...p. 36,) I stand with something else. — Consistent, signifies the fitness to be placed together. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out." Tillotson. Con-sale, consolor, and solace, solatium, are evidently from the same source, (see SoLUM,...
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Prose

James Gates Percival - Literature - 1826
...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 fets a man's invention upon the rack ; and one trick needs a great many mf¡re...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...elevated and dignified character of a clergyman to engage in the ordinary pursuits of other men ; ' Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out.' TILLOTSON. INCONSISTENT, INCONGRUOUS, INCOHERENT. Inconsistent, from sisto to place, marks the unfitness...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...could be delivered as a precept only by. him who lived and died to establish it by his example. Slnon. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention on the rack, and one trick needs a great many more of the same kind to make it good....
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The Father and Daughter: A Tale

Amelia Alderson Opie - 1827 - 96 pages
...extract, from which I give the following quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " 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 break wants a great many more to make it good. It is like...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...heirs, ns certainly as he can his lands, a noble descent would then indeed be a very valuable privilege. 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. The pleasure,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1827
...integrity, who hears without any intention to betray, and speaks without any intention to deceive. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...are aware. Whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention on the rack; and one trick needs a great many more of the same kind to make it good....
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Illustrations of Lying, in All Its Branches

Amelia Opie - Truthfulness and falsehood - 1827 - 283 pages
...extract, from which I give the following quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out, be'bre we are aware : whereas a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack ; and...
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Illustrations of Lying, in All Its Branches

Amelia Opie - English fiction - 1828 - 285 pages
...extract, from which I give the following; quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is read}' to drop out, before we are aware : whereas a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention...
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