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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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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...liver, steel to open the spleen,' 8 flower of sulphur' 9 for the lungs, castoreum2" for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift 21 or confession. It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set...
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... Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons ...

International Sunday School Lessons - 1875
...in the mind. You may take sarza to open the liver, steel to open the spleen ; but no receipt opencth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may Impart...griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, in a kind of civil »hrift or confession. The second fruit of friendship Is healthful and sovereign...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but comer : Welcome ever smiles, And Farewell goes out...subjects all To envious and calumniating Time. One touch monarch* do set upon this fruit of friendship whereof we speak — so great, as they purchase it many...
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The Living Age, Volume 129

1876
...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. The necessity of some other mind to which a man may lay his own open and bare weighs upon him. No doubt...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...liver, steel to open the spleen, 35 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. 40 It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...the heart which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. LORD BACON: Essay XXVJII., Of Friendship. No receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. LORD BACON: Essay XXVIII., Of Friendship. This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 119

England - 1876
...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." The necessity of some other mind to which a man may lay his own open and bare weighs upon him. No doubt...
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David: warrior, poet, prophet, king

Thomas Barber (rector of Elmsett.) - 1876
...as the assistance even of Ahitophel's sagacity could confer. campare Bacon's Essays (Friendship). " It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit o{ friendship ; so great as that they purchase it tnany times at the hazard of their own safety and...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...chap, xviii. Du * Ari«totle, " Ethics," Bk viii. 112 113 for the lungs ; castoreum for the brain ; but O ?ᆩ[ T ֱb /s suspicious, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart, to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift...
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The Works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower 1 of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart, but a true friend; to...griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and what-v soever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind or civil shrift or confession. * It is...
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