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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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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. No receipt openeth the heart, but a true friend, to...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. The second fruit of friendship, is healthful and sovereign for the understanding, as the first is for...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878
...steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt 9 openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may...the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift 10 or confession. for princes, in regard of the distance of their fortune from that of their subjects...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...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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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 pages
...steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt9 openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may...lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift10 or confession. It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 5

James Comper Gray - 1879
...spleen, flour of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart but u true friend to •whom you may impart griefs, joys,...lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil ehvift or ponfession."--Zi/j. Reynolds. "Friendship closes its eyes, rather than see the moon eclipst;...
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Life's noontide, by the author of 'Life's morning'.

Life - 1879
...quotes a proverb of the ancients, — "A friend is another self." "No receipt," he adds, "opens tho heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs,...and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it." It is not necessary to point out the importance of friendship to our noontide readers. They have long...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1880
...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...in a kind of civil shrift, or confession. It is a strangsi thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit of friendship...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...the heart which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. LORD liACON: Essay XXVIII., Of Friendship. man's. Venerable to me is the hard hand, — crooked, coarse, — wherein, LORD BACON : Essay XXVIII., Of Friendship. This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...30 liver, steel to open the spleen, flowers 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. ss 4. It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit...
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Henry Boynton Smith: His Life and Work

Henry Boynton Smith - Electronic book - 1880 - 482 pages
...and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. ... No receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift, or confession. . . . Friendship maketh indeed a fair day in the affections from storm and tempests, but it maketh...
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