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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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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such ESSAYS CIVIL AND MORAL. a disgrace, and such an odious charge ? Saith he,...is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, Hnd a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...an Odious Charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed, To fay that a Man lieth, is as much as to fay, That he is brave towards God, and a Coward towards Men. For a Lie faces God, and fhrinks from Man. Surely the Wickednefs of Falfehood, and Breach of Faith, cannot poffibly be fo highly...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...vice that doth so cover a mau with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an 4 Lueret. ii. init. Comp. Adv. of Learning, i. 8. 5. odious charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed,...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne 1 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man ; " surecontests of warfare, arrayed upon the plains, without a share in the danger; but nothing is...
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Elementary Moral Lessons: For Schools and Families

Marcellus F. Cowdery - Ethics - 1856 - 253 pages
...such a sad disgrace to be accused of lying, said : " If it be well weighed to say that a man lieth, it is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...towards men ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from men." Can you explain in what way a liar is always a great coward towards men ? And how is he bold...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...ratiotum. 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...and such an odious charge ? Saith he, If it be well wet 'g tied, 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 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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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...an Odious Charge ? 6 Saith he, If it be well weighed, to fay that a Man lieth, is as much as to fay, that he is brave towards God, and a Coward towards Men : For a Lie faces God, and fbrinks from Man. Surely the Wickednefs. of Falfehood and Breach of Faith cannot poffibly be fo highly...
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