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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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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - American essays - 1921 - 373 pages
...perfidious. *The poet, Lucretius, a Roman poet, of the "sect" of the Epicureans. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the...a man lieth is as much as to say that he is brave toward God and a coward toward men." For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness...
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Books and Ideals: An Anthology

Edmund Kemper Broadus - Books and reading - 1921 - 212 pages
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - American essays - 1923 - 499 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...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...
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Adventures in Essay Reading

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - American essays - 1923 - 428 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...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...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - American essays - 1924 - 428 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...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...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 pages
...vice 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...saith he, "If it be well weighed, to say that a man -Lucretius, concerning the Epicureans. 8The French writer who originated the essay form. lieth is as...
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Seventeenth Century Essays: From Bacon to Clarendon

Jacob Zeitlin - Civilization, Modern - 1926 - 346 pages
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 882 pages
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