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" Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition,... "
The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an Introductory Essay ... - Page 23
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
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A Pack of Lies: Towards a Sociology of Lying

J. A. Barnes, John Arundel Barnes - Family & Relationships - 1994 - 200 pages
...Francis Bacon's (1861a:377-378) rhetorical question: Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? Bok (1978:18) points to an acceptable intermediate state of affairs when she asserts that 'some level...
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Emerson's Literary Criticism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Literary Collections - 1995 - 252 pages
...lights. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...melancholy and indisposition and unpleasing to themselves?" And let us believe that the following sentence contains his own apology to himself for submitting to...
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Aphorism in the Francophone Novel of the Twentieth Century

Mark Bell - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 154 pages
...cowardly, it goes masked into society and calls itself justice" (148). 4 Verrätselung (Mystification) as one would, and the like; but it would leave the...and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?" (Oxford, 226) For Fricke, the last four routes an aphorism might take to obscure its substance (and...
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Clerical Errors: A Novel

Alan Isler - Fiction - 2001 - 282 pages
...Yes, just tell her that, please, Ms. Mackletwist." Doth any man doubt that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? — Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Truth," Essays, 1597-1625 In the affairs of this world men are saved, not...
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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Jennifer C. Jackson - Medical - 2001 - 172 pages
...there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false evaluations, imaginings as one would, and the like, but it would leave the...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? (1825:4) But if we decide not to attempt to deprive one another of all these props, we do not have...
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Little Green Men, Meowing Nuns and Head-Hunting Panics: A Study of Mass ...

Robert E. Bartholomew - Social Science - 2001 - 303 pages
...Roswell: The Meaning Behind the Crashed-UFO Myth Doth any man doubt that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would ... it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, and full of melancholy and indisposition.—...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would,0 and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number...of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition,0 and unpleasing to themselves? One of the Fathers,0 in great severity, called poesy...
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How to Know

Robert McHenry - Commonsense reasoning - 2004 - 138 pages
...truth. Most of us, in fact, often settle well short. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? -Francis Bacon If you are prepared to decide that at least sometimes you will risk knowing, we can...
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Infirm Glory: Shakespeare and the Renaissance Image of Man

Sukanta Chaudhuri - Didactic drama, English - 1981 - 231 pages
...lights. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? (Essays, 'Of Truth': Abbott, 'I. 1. 20-2. 29) To take all knowledge for our province is to shrink our...
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Paranoia and Modernity: Cervantes to Rousseau

John Farrell - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 341 pages
...mind: "A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?"12 It is easy to recognize in Bacon's conception an anticipation of Freud's distinction...
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