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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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 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...that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.1 For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 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...that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.i For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...
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The Eclectic Review

1858
...odious charge, ' If it be well weighed, to say that a man licth, is as much as to say that he is b^ave towards God, and a coward towards men ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man.' " This is an instance how rapidly ideas arc communicated from one country, and from one great thinker,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...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...God and a coward towards men.* For a lie faces God, 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 1 vtritatem auipothu ttradtalem. < aptrtam et minimr,...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, 1 Born 1561. 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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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...be discovered in a lie ; for as Montaigne saitb — "A liar would be brave towards God, while ho is a coward towards men ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Bacon, ЫАВLIBEBTY. LIAR— Reward of a. Thou canst not better reward a liar, than in not believing...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...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...God and a coward towards men.* For a lie faces God, 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 veritatem autpotius veracitatem. 8 apertam et...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 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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