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" WHAT is truth ?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief, affecting free-will in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of... "
New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ... - Page 153
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The Living Age ..., Volume 42

1854
..." WHAT is TRUTH V — Bacon begins hi« "Essay of Truth "(which is dated 1625) with these words : " What is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainlv, there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...rest not upon scattered counsels, for they will rather distract and mislead than settle and direct. Of Truth. What is Truth? said jesting Pilate, and...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 259 pages
...know upon what authority. plete edition, the first is entitled ' Of Truth,' and is as follows : — 'What is Truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

1846
...first is entitled ' Of Truth,' and is as follows : — ' What is Truth V said jesting Pilate, anil would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Truth,' and is as follows : — ' What is Truth ?' said jesting Pilate, and would not slay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Notes and comments on passages of Scripture

John Kentish - Bible - 1846 - 80 pages
...question sufficiently declares the annotator's opinion of the spirit in which the inquiry was made. "' What is Truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." I doubt the correctness of this comment. That raillery and banter were now expressed by Pilate, we...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...Laudowne Collection, No. 105, ft. 317. • Harlelan, vol. ii. p. 190. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth 1 said jesting Pilate ; and would not stay for an answer....and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1893
...things." Yes, bat their principal stubbornness is most seen when any attempt is made to get them verified. "What is truth?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. He might in oar enlightened day have asked, " What is a fact ? " and have stayed long enough without...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...Lansilownc Collection, No. 205, fo. 217. • Harleian, vol. ii. p. 196. rv« г-г. ESSAYS. 3- I. OF T \VHAT true, "Cor no edito," — "eat * 1 will conclude thisjust fruit of frien Ihere be that delight in giddiness ; and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free:will in...
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Pictures of Life

Elijah Ridings - 1850 - 168 pages
...discovered, and how much remained undiscovered. (32) " But jesting Pilate ask'd the question once." What is Truth? Said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Vide Bacon's Essays. (33) " A book of figures, or a studious course Of mathematical deductions." Mathematical...
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