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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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Friendship: An Expose

Joseph Epstein - Family & Relationships - 2007 - 288 pages
...Friendship," thought confession one of the highest functions of friendship: Bacon wrote of the great value of a true friend "to whom you may impart griefs, joys,...counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress, in a kind of civil shrift or confession." All this is distinctly not my idea of a good time. If I strongly...
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