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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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Francis Bacon, Poet, Prophet, Philosopher, Versus Phantom Captain ...

William Francis C. Wigston - Rosicrucians - 1891 - 436 pages
...Gentlemen of Verona," act i. sc. 1.) " 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 " (" Truth "). " Did not one of the Fathers, in great indignation, call Poesy Vinum Dcemonum, because...
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The Columbus of Literature: Or, Bacon's New World of Sciences

William Francis C. Wigston - Rosicrucians - 1892 - 217 pages
...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 lie. " Oliver Wendel Holmes has wittily observed, that every man has three distinct selves, — "what he...
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Introduction to English Literature, Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1894 - 633 pages
...unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers,14 in great severity, called poesy viinini i/ceriioniiin,'1 because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is...the hurt, such as we spake of before. But howsoever '6 these things are thus in men's depraved judgments and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - Historiography - 1894
...include religious phenomena in their descriptions and discussions. Now " it is not," as Bacon says, " the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie...sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt." And the lie that sinketh in and settleth in the mind is the lie that is insinuated rather than uttered,...
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Thoughts and Aspirations of the Ages: Selections in Prose and Verse from the ...

William Chatterton Coupland - Religious literature - 1895 - 715 pages
...great Severity, called Poesie, llnum Detmonum; because it filled the Imagination, and yet it is, but the shadow of a Lie. But it is not the Lie, that passeth through the Minde, but the Lie that sinketh in, and sctleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before....
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Essays on the Novel as Illus. by Scott and Miss Austen

Adolphus Alfred Jack - 1897
...of exalting the knightly characteristics of " the knightly days of old." " It is not," says Bacon, " the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that does the hurt," and Scott's lie does not sink or settle in. Those who depend on a historical novelist...
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Essays on the Novel as Illustrated by Scott and Miss Austen

Adolphus Alfred Jack - English fiction - 1897 - 297 pages
...of exalting the knightly characteristics of " the knightly days of old." " It is not," says Bacon, " the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that does the hurt," and Scott's lie does not sink or settle in. Those who depend on a historical novelist...
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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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Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

Lisa Jardine - Science - 1974 - 267 pages
...similarity does not seem to me to go any deeper than this. On Bacon and Montaigne see Zeitlin, art. cit. 245 But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind,...it, that doth the hurt; such as we spake of before. [VI, 378] 'Such as we spake of before' does not in fact refer back to 'lying in first principles' in...
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Demon Wine

Thomas Babe - Drama - 1989 - 64 pages
...in great severity, called poesy vinum daemonum because it filleth the imagination; and yet it is but the shadow of a lie. But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in it, that doth hurt . . . — Francis Bacon, "Of Truth" (1625) DEMON WINE ACT I SCENE 1 A table, a couple...
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