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" ... 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... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon - Page 8
by Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 pages
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne1" saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace...saith he, If it be well weighed, to say that a man lietlt is as much to sat/ as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men. For a lie faces...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - American essays - 1921 - 373 pages
...of the "sect" of the Epicureans. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...be well weighed, to say that 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...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 pages
...be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne3 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...saith he, "If it be well weighed, to say that a man -Lucretius, concerning the Epicureans. 'The French writer who originated the eisay form. lieth is as...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...be found false and perfidious^ And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason lland // it be well weighed, to say that a man lietft, is as' much to say, as that he is brave towards God...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge. Saith he, // it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God...
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Truth Games: Lies, Money, and Psychoanalysis

John Forrester - Psychology - 2000 - 210 pages
...lying, already signaled by Montaigne's acute observation (in the splendid version of Francis Bacon): "If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is...he is brave towards God and a coward towards men." If there is no God, the liar is not obliged to be brave toward anyone. The critique of the absolutist...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne* saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace...it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as 1 although 2 perceptions 3 passions 4 trust in 5 thing created 6 time of rest, cessation of labour...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...found false, and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he enquired the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such a Disgrace, and such an Odious Charge? Saith he, // it be well weighed, To say that a man a Coward towards men. For a Lie faces God, and shrinkes from...
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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Jennifer C. Jackson - Medical - 2001 - 172 pages
...matters 1 Not Francis Bacon: 'If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God and shrinks from man' (1825: 5). 2 Cf. St. Augustine: "The mouth that lieth slayeth the soul' (On Lying: 390). 3 All quotations...
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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Jennifer C. Jackson - Medical - 2001 - 172 pages
...information should be given to an appropriate person . . . .' 3 Why truthfulness matters 1 Not Francis Bacon: 'If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God and shrinks...
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