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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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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...virtue is preferable to the bare speculative knowledge of all arts and sciences together.— Boyle. 276. 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. — Tillotson....
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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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The New monthly belle assemblée

1850
...intended to illustrate the following aphorism on its title-page, from Archbishop Tillotson: — i" 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 to make it good." In her story...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...thing. A liar hath heed of a good memory, lest he contradict at one time what he said at another ; but truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and needs a great many more to make it good. 8. Add to all this, that...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1880
...not only peace in the end of religion, but peace in the way. — Matthew Henry. LYING AND TRUTH. — Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sots a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. — Tillotson....
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...| lest he contradict at one time, | vfhat he said at another; | b\it truth is always consistent, | and needs nothing to help it out ; | it is always near at hand, | and sits upon our lips ; | whereas 1 a lie is troublesome, | and needs a great many more to make it good. \ In a vtord, |...
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Cours de versions anglaises ou Recueil choisi d'anecdotes, traits ...

P. Sadler - 1841 - 251 pages
...always consistent (1) with itself, and needs nothing to help it out (2). It is always near at hand, it sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware. Whereas (3) a lie is troublesome and sets (4) a man's invention on the rack, and one trick (3) needs a great...
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Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen

1841 - 448 pages
...the 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 ont. (Tillotson.) Scpiilliry is alledged to be grossly inconsistent in politics, and wholly nnphilosophical...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 40

1842
...should be perused by all those notorious for what is called " drawing the long bow." He observes that " Truth is always consistent with itself and needs nothing...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." LONDON: Published...
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The masonic manual; or, Lecture on freemasonry

George Oliver - 1843
...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...to help it out. It is always near at hand, and sits easy upon your lips, but a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack; and one falsehood...
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