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" ... no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 126
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicion^ ;ounsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - Great Britain - 1833 - 375 pages
...and discharge, of the fulness and swellings of the heart.' . . * No receipt,' he proceeds to say, ' openeth the heart, but a true friend; to whom you may impart, griefs, . fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatever lieth upon the heart ress it, in a kind of civil...
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The Odd Fellows' Magazine, Volume 4

Fraternal organizations - 1837
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but no receipt openeth the heart, but a true friend, to...heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or communion. The communicating of a man's self to his friend, workelh two contrary effects ; for it redoubleth...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...otherwise in the mind , you may take steel to open the spleen, flour of sulphur for the lungs ; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. It is not to be forgotten what Comineus observeth of his first master, Duke Charles the Hardy, namely, that...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...open the liver, steel to open the spleen, Hour of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but y ?f wN t  [ fjVE j L8Ґ v % * 8 A $ a, 6 ] H 8 I X grief», joys, fears, hopes, suspicious, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it,...
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Conduct of Life: a Series of Essays ...

George Long - Conduct of life - 1845 - 250 pages
...and exert themselves to heighten their joys, and to alleviate their sorrows ; those to whom they " may impart griefs, " joys, fears, hopes, suspicions,...heart, to " oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift and " confession*." The best safeguard of friendship is a union in the pursuit of laudable objects....
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The Illustrated Family Magazine, Volumes 3-4

Robert L. Wade - United States - 1846
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. — Bacon. PRESENCE op MIND. — Three hundred captives were once brought before a conqueror, who ordered...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...spleen, flour of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but no receipt openeth the heart but а ; * despairs ; To fawn, to crouch, to wait, to ride, to run, To spend, to give, to wait, to be und licth upon the heart to- oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. It is a strange thing...
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The Bachelor of the Albany

Marmion Wilme Savage - English fiction - 1848 - 223 pages
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the bruin, but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. BACON'S Essay on Friendship. Barker imitates Moliere—A Session of the Court of Conscience—How the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flour of sulphur for the lungs, castorcum for the brain ; but I wish to nave л rate great kings and mouarchs do set upon this fruit of friendship whereof we speak — so great,...
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