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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 English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne* saitli rson but that he was bom licth, is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces...
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 504 pages
...disgusting, and abandoned nature ; for can we he inquired tLe reason why the word of the lie should bo such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith...say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he ia brave towards God and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man ;" surely...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 217 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...is as much as to say that he is brave towards God the plains, without a share in the danger: but nothing is there more delightful than to occupy the...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With ..., Book 2

Goold Brown - English language - 1883 - 345 pages
...grim Care and stern Reality in their daily pilgrimage through the world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as rmich to say, as that he is brave toward God, and a coward toward men." — Bacon. 6. Dear sensibility...
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English Word Study: A Series of Exercises in English Etymology. To which are ...

Hugh Fraser Campbell - English language - 1883 - 110 pages
...bear them, and submit to the dispensations of Providence. — Addison. 2. Montaigne saith prettily — "If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth is...men " ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. — Bacon. 3. Happy he whose inward ear Angel comfortings can hear O'er the rabble's laughter.— J....
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Notes on the International S.S. Lessons [...], Part 1

R. R. Meredith - 1883
...it with fire and sword, and more justly than other crimes. If it be well weighed, to say that aman lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards...towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. After a tongue has once got the knack of lying, it is not to be imagined how impossible almost it is...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne 2 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge—saith he If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 53

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1886
...is credited by Bacon with a debt due really to Plutarch. ' Montaigne saith prettily when he enquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such...that he is brave towards God and a coward towards man." ' A fine saying, to be found, however, in Plutarch's ' Life of Lysander.' While, perhaps, Montaigne's...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 44; Volume 107

1886
...is credited by Bacon with a debt due really to Plutarch. " 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 toward man.' " A fine saying, to be found, however, in Plutarch's " Life of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1890
...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 inwards Cod and a coward towards men.1 For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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