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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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...A liar/ hath need of a good me'mory, lest he contradict at one-time/ what he said at ano'ther ; but tru'th/ is always consis'tent with it'self, and needs...it is always near at hand, and sits upon our li'ps ; whereas a lie'/ is trou'blesome, and needs a great many mo're/ to make it goo'd. A'dd to all this',...
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Stratagems

Camilla Crosland - 1849
...STRATAGEMS It ft vide p. 133. TINY'S DISCOVERY. Itnq for BY MKS. NEWTON CROSLAND, (LATE CAMILLA TOULMIJJ.) " 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." — TILLOTSON....
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Exercises in Greek prose composition. [With] Key, Volume 17

1850
...hoped, with a lively sense of gratitude and obedience. EXERCISE 305. (Addison. Spectator, p. 352.) 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. It is like building...
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The class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...own. When we do any thing which our conscience disapproves, we become the destroyers of our own peace. 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 untruth needs a great many more to make it good. We all complain...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...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 nothing to help it out ; it ia always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are iware ; whereas...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...thing. A liar hath need of a good memory, lest he contradict at one time what he said at another. But truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. Add to all this, that sincerity is the most compendious...
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The keepsake for the nursery

Keepsake - 1859
...always honourable. It has this advantage too, it needs nothing to help it out. It is always at hand, sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware. Whereas a lie is always troublesome ; it sets a man's invention on the rack ; and one requires many more to make it...
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The young scholar's guide

Robert Demaus - 1860
...other. " A liar has need of a good memory, lest he contradict at one time what he said at another. But truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good." It is therefore always the wisest plan, when we...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...thing. A liar hath need of a good memory, lest he contradict at one time what he said at another. But truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublesome, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. Add to all this, that sincerity is the most compendious...
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