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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 of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne3 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge : Per campos instructa, tua sine parte pericli ; Sed nil dulcius est, bene quam munita tenere, Edita...
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The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...grim Care and stern Reality in their daily pilgrimage through tho world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the...word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such au odious charge. Saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lictli, is as much to say, as...
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Wild Georgie, Volume 2

Jean Middlemass - 1873
...his own falseness. Montaigne says, ' If it be well weighed, to say a man lieth, is as much as to say he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men; for a lie faces God and shrinks from man.' And so it was with Sir Henry — for bitterly as he regretted the sin he had committed before God,...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...daily pilgrimage through tho world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired tho reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge. Saith ho, " If it bo well weighed, to say that a man licth, is as much to say, as that ho is bravo towards...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...shame as to be found false and perfidious. And, therefore, Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such...a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave toward God and a coward towards men ;" for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness...
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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...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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A dark secret, Volume 2

Eliza Rhyl Davies - 1875
...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...towards men; for a lie faces God and shrinks from Man."—BACON. MEANWHILE Helen had been returning from a walk with Louis, when, as she reached the...
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...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...man lieth, is as much as to say . that he is brave tmuards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 1

James Comper Gray - 1876
...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...men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man."* в — 8. (G) withheld . . me, God helps the conscientious. suffered . . her," laid him under mental...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; 70 and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards 75 man ; for a lie faces God, and shritiks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach...
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