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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” Essayes Or Counsels Civill & Morall of Francis Bacon Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1907 - 199 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the...saith he, If it be well weighed, to say that a man lift A, is as much to say as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men. For a lie faces...
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The Mirror of Justice

Herbert Raine Curlewis - Jurisprudence - 1906 - 304 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. ' To say that a man lieth is as much as to say that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.'...
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Francis Bacon's Cryptic Rhymes and the Truth They Reveal

Edwin Bormann - 1906 - 251 pages
...earthly reason than for the sake of rhyming : And therefore Mountaigny saith prettify, when A<r enquir'd the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such a Disgrace, and such an Odious Charge ? Saith he . . . Thus we see the Frenchman's quotation prefaced by a profusely rhymed verse in French Alexandrines....
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Collectanea: 1st-2d Series, Volume 2

Charles Crawford - English literature - 1907
...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...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, and shrinkes...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 227 pages
...doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith u prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word...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, and shrinks...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1908 - 293 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne6 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the...he, If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, 1 "The basis of all excellence is truth." Dr. Samuel Johnson. Life of Cowley. Edited by Mrs. A. Napier....
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The Essays

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 250 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...well weighed, To say that a man lieth, is as much to say as 75 that he is brave towards God and a Coward towards Men. For a Lie faces God, and shrinkes...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1908 - 227 pages
...doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith11 prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word...Saith he, If it be well weighed, to say that a man licth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men. For a lie faces...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1908 - 293 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne6 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the...should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge T Saith he, If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, 1 "The basis of all excellence is truth."...
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The French Influence in English Literature: From the Accession of ..., Volume 8

Alfred Horatio Upham - Comparative literature - 1908 - 560 pages
...Here he is quoted as saying, "If it be 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, and shrinks from man." ' In the same essay, however, there occurs a reference which seems most probably to have pointed at...
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