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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 Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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 ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daemonum," because it filleth the imagination,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1858
...I. "A mixture of a Lie doth ever add Pleasure. Doth any roan doubt, that if there were taken out of Men's minds vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, false...Melancholy and Indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? One of the Fathers, in great severity, called Poesy, Vinmn Daimonum • because it filleth the Imagination,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
.../an"ymm doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds, vain opinions, flattering hopes, Use r extendeth to the mysteries themselves ; but how...probation" no constant belief or confession, but lef ? One of thefartiers.. in great severily, called poesy " vinuni oaemonum," because il filleth the imagination,...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1850
...Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken from men's minds, vain opinions, flattering hopes, falfe valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like,...it would leave the minds of a number of men, poor fhrunken things, full of melancholy and indifpofition, and unpleafing to themfelves ? " * A melancholy,...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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...and indisposition, and unpleasing ' to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daBmonum, " because it filleth the imagination,...
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Faust: A Dramatic Poem

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1851 - 322 pages
...false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like vinum Daemonum, (as a Father calleth poetry,) but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " — (Lord Bacon, quoted in The Friend, vol. i., p. 9.) 8. That, old gentlemen, is your duty.] —...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - Electronic book - 1851 - 464 pages
...minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, and the like, it would leave the minds of most men poor, shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " The love of truth, which places its possessor in unavoidable opposition to the prejudice, party...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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...of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves1? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daempnum," because it filleth...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...any man doubt, that if there were taken out of Men's Minds, vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, falfe Valuations, Imaginations as one would, and the like...it would leave the Minds of a Number of Men, poor fhrunken Things ; full of Melancholy, and Indifpofition, and unpleafing to themfelves ? One of the...
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Compitum: Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Volume 6

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1852
...opinions, false valuations, false lights, imaginations as one would and the like, they would be left poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves," It is to guard against this contingency that men, knowing not the power of truth, resolve, let the...
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