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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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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...unmixed falsehood. Bacon in "Of Truth" draws an analogous distinction: "It is not the lie that passes through the mind but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt," but here again, the "lie" means the falsehood that has been mistaken by the hearer for truth and not...
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Melville and Repose: The Rhetoric of Humor in the American Renaissance

John Bryant - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 336 pages
..."imaginations," but in confusing "false valuations" with true, we run the risk of self-delusion, 9 for "It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh and settleth in it, that doth the hurt." Rather than happily fall out of memory, Bacon's lie, through...
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Reconfiguring Truth: Postmodernism, Science Studies, and the Search for a ...

Steven C. Ward, Peter Ed. Ward - Philosophy - 1996 - 165 pages
...must needs be filled with infinite errors and false appearances" (Bacon 1961a, 433). He argued that "it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it" (Bacon 1961b, 378). He compared the mind to "an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture"...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - Philosophy - 1996 - 592 pages
...But that magic has done its work. 'It is not the lie that passetti through the mind,' wrote Bacon, 'but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it that doth the hurt.'68 The psychological power of what he called a 'false notion, or idol' is all the greater when...
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Textanlässe, Lesetätigkeiten: Poetik und Rhetorik der Unabgeschlossenheit

Detlev Gohrbandt - Books and reading - 1998 - 300 pages
...anführt, um ihn zu modifizieren: One of the Fathers, in great Severity, called Poesie Vinum Daemonum; because it filleth the Imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. (2) gleich ganz zur Lüge zu machen. Der Grund, weshalb diese halbe Ehrenrettung der Poesie möglich...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...constantly changing opinions 4 liking 5 inclination 6 lays restraints on 7 at a loss 8 conduce to 9 window the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth...that doth the hurt; such as we spake of before. But howsoever1 these things are thus in men's depraved judgments2 and affections,3 yet truth,* which only...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...unpleasing to themselves? One 30 of the Fathers, in great Severity, called Poesie, Vinum Daemonum; because it filleth the Imagination, and yet it is,...Lie. But it is not the Lie, that passeth through the Minde, but the Lie that sinketh in, and setleth in it, that doth the hurt, such as we spake of before....
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Reference - 2000 - 218 pages
...apple, rotten at the heart. William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, I, iii, 93-6 (c. 1596-8) 8 It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but...sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt. Francis Bacon, Essays, 'Of Truth' (1625) 9 And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but The truth in masquerade,...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - Psychology - 2000 - 462 pages
...records in his essay Of Truth: "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." Dark art devoted to the lure of the forbidden makes capital out of this very danger. Wearing...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...themselves? One of the Fathers,0 in great severity, called poesy 'vinum daemonum'0 because it filleth0 the imagination; and yet it is but with the shadow of a tie. But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in and settleth...
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