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" Fathers, in great severity, called poesy vinum dcemonum [devil's-wine], because it filleth the imagination ; and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 82
by Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1860
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daemonum," because it nlleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow...are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yt truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth that the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...vmpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daemonum,"i because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, hut the lie that sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 11

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1847
...DOTH EVER ADD A PLEASURE. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy ' the wine of demons,' because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie." So said the great philosopher ; and so too many have believed, because they were told to believe by...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...of men, poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind,...truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the enquiry of truth, which is the lovemaking, or wooing of it: the knowledge of truth, which is the presence...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...and unpleaslng to themselves. One of the Fathers, in great severity, called poesy ' Vinum Daemonnm,'* because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and sel.tleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...and unpleasing to themselves. One of the Fathers, in great severity, called poesy ' Vinum Daemonum,'* because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that jiasseth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...great severity, called poesy ' Vinum Daemonum,'* hecause it filleth the imagination, awl yet it is hut with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, hut the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of hefore. But...
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Egeria: Or, The Spirit of Nature, and Other Poems

Charles Mackay - 1850 - 204 pages
...DOTH EVER ADD A PLEASURE. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, ' the wine of demons,' because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie." So said the great philosopher ; and so too many have believed, because they were told to believe by...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum 'iarmonum ; because it filleth the imagination, and T?t it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that passe th through the mind, but the lie 'hit sinketh in, and seltleth in it, that doth the hurt, such...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...Ihe lie that passeth Ihrough the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and seltleth in it, that ^•J gument. In the former, we see, God vouchsafeth to descend to our capacity, i thus~in men's depraved judgmenls and affections/yet truth, which only dqlhjjudge itself, teacheth,...
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