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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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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...an Odious Charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed, To fay that a Man lieth, is as much as to fay, That he is brave towards God, and a Coward towards Men. For a Lie faces God, and fhrinks from Man. Surely the Wickednefs of Falfehood, and Breach of Faith, cannot poffibly be fo highly...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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 4 Lueret. ii. init. Comp. Adv. of Learning, i. 8. 5. odious charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...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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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 5

Arts - 1854
...breaking the most sacred bond of society. Montaigne savs — " If a man lieth, he is brave towards (Jod, and a coward towards men ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." How forcible is this remark ! There is nothing more beautiful than a character in which there is no...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne 1 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...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...
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Elementary Moral Lessons: For Schools and Families

Marcellus F. Cowdery - Ethics - 1856 - 253 pages
...be accused of lying, said : " If it be well weighed to say that a man lieth, it 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 men." Can you explain in what way a liar is always a great coward towards men ? And how is he bold...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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, ' 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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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, 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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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1858
...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, If it be well wet 'g tied, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...an Odious Charge ? 6 Saith he, If it be well weighed, to fay that a Man lieth, is as much as to fay, that he is brave towards God, and a Coward towards Men : For a Lie faces God, and fbrinks from Man. Surely the Wickednefs. of Falfehood and Breach of Faith cannot poffibly be fo highly...
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