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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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 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...it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as 1 although 2 perceptions 3 passions 4 trust in 5 thing created 6 time of rest, cessation of labour...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...Shame, as to be found false, and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he enquired the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such a Disgrace, and such an Odious Charge? Saith he, // it be well weighed, To say that a man a Coward towards men. For a Lie faces God, and shrinkes from...
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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Jennifer C. Jackson - Medical - 2001 - 172 pages
...should be given to an appropriate person ....' Notes 159 3 Why truthfulness matters 1 Not Francis Bacon: 'If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is...towards men. For a lie faces God and shrinks from man' (1825: 5). 2 Cf. St. Augustine: "The mouth that lieth slayeth the soul' (On Lying: 390). 3 All quotations...
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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Jennifer C. Jackson - Medical - 2001 - 172 pages
...information should be given to an appropriate person . . . .' 3 Why truthfulness matters 1 Not Francis Bacon: 'If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is...coward towards men. For a lie faces God and shrinks fromman'(1825:5). 2 Cf. St. Augustine: "The mouth that lieth slayeth the soul' (On Lying: 390). 3 All...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne0 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the...and such an odious charge? Saith he, 'If it be well weighed,0 to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward...
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Traversing the Democratic Borders of the Essay

Cristina Kirklighter - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 160 pages
...fun at Montaigne's personal disclosures: "And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he enquired the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such a Disgrace, and such an Odious Charge"? (Kiernan 8). Although Bacon may have had knowledge and even adapted part of Montaigne's essay form,...
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