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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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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...and unpleasing to themselves1? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daempnum," because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...of before. But howsoever these things are thus in men s depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth, that the...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...unpleafing to themfelves ? One of the Fathers, in great Severity, called Poefy, Vinum Dtemonum ; becaufe it filleth the Imagination ; and yet it is but with the Shadow of a Lie. But it is not the Lie, that pafleth through the Mind, but the Lie that fmketh in, and fettleth in it, that doth the Hurt, fuch...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...Perhaps he was thinking of S. Augustine. Vid. Aug. Confess. i. 25,26. called poesy, vinum d&monum, because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the he that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...and unpleasing to themselves ? One of 'he fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum dsmonum ; because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...that sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the iiurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...fathers, in great severity, called poesy ' vinum daemonum,'3 because it filleth the imagination, and yet is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the...that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever4 these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...fathers, in great severity, called poesy ' vinum dsemonum/3 because it filleth the imagination, and yet is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is not the...that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever4 these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1858
...unpleasing to themselves ? One of the Fathers, in great severity, called poesy vinum deemonum [devil'swine], because it filleth the imagination ; and yet it is...through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settle th in it. that doth the hurt ; such as we spake of before. But howsoever these things are thus...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...unpleafing to themfelves ? One of the Fathers,3 in great Severity, called Poefy, Vinum Dfemonum ; becaufe it filleth the Imagination, and yet it is but with the Shadow of a Lie. But it is not the Lie that paffeth through the Mind, but the Lie that finketh in and fettleth in it, that doth the Hurt, fuch...
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Under Green Leaves

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 248 pages
...IXITH EVEH ADD A PLEASURE. One of the fathers, in great severity, ealh-d 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 ti> believe by...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 58

1886
...illusions be conducive to happiness. Bacon, it should be noted, takes care to say just afterward, " But howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth ... is the sovereign good of human nature." So that, after all, the boys might quote the philosopher...
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