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" For these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 88
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is -AS much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and suet an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is...towards men : for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man.'j/ Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith cannot possibly be so highly expressed...
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Miscellaneous Thoughts on Men, Manners, and Things

David Hoffman - Baltimore (Md.) - 1841 - 374 pages
...day they grow older. WHITE LYING. LIT. Lord Bacon notes a sensible remark of Montaigne, 'that a liar is brave towards God, and a coward towards men : for a lie faces God and shrinks from man' — and this is true in every departure from veracity, where the matter is addressed to a sane mind....
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...shame, as to be found false 4* and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquireth the reason, why the word of the lie should be such...towards men." For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Of Marriage and Single Life. He that hath wife and children, hath given hostages to fortune, for they...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the...towards men.' For a lie faces God, and shrinks from roan. Surely the wickedness of falsehood, and breach of faith, cannot possibly be so highly expressed,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the...a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave tuwards God, and a coward towards men.' For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...reason^ Why the word of the lie should he such a disgrace, od nch an odious charge ? Saith he, ' If it he well weighed, To say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is hrave ''lwait God, and a coward towards men.' For a lie faces rrod, and shrinks from man. Surely the...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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