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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...veracitatem. 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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.i For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...veracitateni. 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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.1 For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...such an « Lucre*, ii. init. Comp. Adv. of Learning, i. 8. 5. odious charge ? Saitb he, If it be wall weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards j^n.5 For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Suray the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, 1 Born 1561. when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie...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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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.* For a lie faces God, 1 Lucretius....
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, 'If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards man ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man.'4 Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...upon a subject, 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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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame ns 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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the family treasury of sunday reading

rev. andrew cameron - 1867
...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when be inquired the reason why the word of the lie 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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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 pages
...shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he incurred the reason why the word of the lie 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 sny that he is brave towards God,...
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