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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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Essays

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2007 - 156 pages
...unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy vinum dsmonum [devils'-winej, because it filleth the imagination; and yet it is...not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the He that sinketh in and settleth in it, that doth the hurt; such as we spake of before. But howsoever...
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Murder on the Rebound

Jeffrey Miller - Fiction - 2007 - 275 pages
...Fields North. Solitary confinement. Outlawry. Exile. 12 A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure . . . but it is not the lie that passeth through the mind,...sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt. Francis Bacon, Essays, "Of Truth" THE FACTS Nathalie Robicheaux is Canadian blueblood on at least her...
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Lancashire and the New Liberalism

P. F. Clarke - History - 2007 - 488 pages
...as their opponents had done.2 Unfair tactics really came down to misrepresentation of various kinds. 'It is not the lie that passeth through the mind,...sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt.' Misrepresentation aroused such strong feelings because it was felt to be impossible to overtake a falsehood....
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The English Poems of George Herbert

George Herbert, Helen Wilcox - Literary Collections - 2007 - 740 pages
...the real thing as an image is to the essence or true object. See Bacon, Essay, Of Truth 62: poetry 'filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie'. The implication is ultimately funereal - a shadow (or shade) is a ghost. course-spunne lines: Badly...
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