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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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Studies in English Literature

John Dennis - English literature - 1876 - 444 pages
...Poetry, in Lord Bacon's judgment, fills the imagination with the shadow of a lie, but he adds that "it is not the lie that passeth through the mind,...but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that doeth the hurt." That Pope, having found or invented a romantic heroine, should have linked his fate...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Mackay: Now for the First Time Collected ...

Charles Mackay - 1876 - 626 pages
...DOTH EVEII ADD A PLEASUUE. 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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Bacon; the Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 376 pages
...uses again in Essay i. p. 2 : ' One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesie vinum dcemonum; because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is, but with the shadow of a lie.' [28] Aristotle, Eth. Nic. i. 3. 5. Mr. Ellis, in his note on the corresponding passage of the De Augmentis,...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877
...and unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum daemonum ; because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lye. But it is not the lye that passeth through the mind, but the lye that sinketh in, and settleth...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878
...unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy 'vt'num dcemonum,'™ because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. ing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and...
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Church and State

1878
...now only remember Bacon's remark : — " A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure." And again : " It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but...sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt." We have kept the truest and best remark — the good wine until the end. THE CHURCH AND THE DISSENTERS....
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...impleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy* ' ' vinum dœmonum, " because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. liut it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it,...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...and unpleasing to themselves ? One 30 of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy vinum d<zmonum, because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...that doth the hurt such as we spake of before. But 35 howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 pages
...and unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy 'vinum damonum,'™ because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever20 these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet Truth, which only...
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Supernatural Revelation: Or, First Principles of Moral Theology

Thomas Rawson Birks - Apologetics - 1879 - 240 pages
...poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and unpleasing to themselves ? But howsoever these things are in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth that inquiry for truth, which is the wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it,...
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