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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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...by the hand. Your Grace's most obliged and faithful Servant, FR. ST. ALBAN. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. 1. What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer1. Certainly there be* that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting5...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...Lansdowne Collection, No. 205, fo. 217. Harleian, vol. ii. p. 196. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth1? 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...
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The natural history of infidelity and superstition in contrast with ...

Joseph Esmond Riddle - 1852
...1 846 ; and Sketches of Moral and Mental Philosophy, chap. i. 37. — " Certainly there be some that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...Grace by the Hand. Your Grace's most obliged andfaithfull Servant, less. FB. ST. ALBAN. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.i Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 9

William White - Questions and answers - 1854
...Dublin. " What is Truth?" — Bacon begins his "Essay of Truth" (which is dated 1625) with these words: " What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill in thinking, as well as in acting." There is a similar passage in Bishop Andrews's sermon...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...lead your Grace by the hand. 1625. Your Grace's most obliged and faithful servant, FRAN. ST. ALBAN. I. to have drinks of extreme thin parts, to insinuate...into the body, and yet without all biting, sharpness, (Wight in giddiness ; and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well...
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The Irish Church journal, and literary and theological review. [Continued as ...

United Church journal
...closely, or viewed through a good glass, proves to be a mere mass of unsubstantial vapours. ESSAY I. TRUTH. " What is Truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." Any one of Bacon's acuteness — or of a quarter of it, might easily have perceived, had he at all...
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On the study of language: an exposition of 'GĒpea pteroenta, or, The ...

Charles Richardson, John Horne Tooke - 1854
...to accompany him to the close of his speculations ; but that hope has sustained its disappointment. What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. What is the verb? exclaims the serious reader of the Eirea and cannot obtain one. WHAT IS THE VERB...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 4

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854 - 464 pages
...and to peace, Domestic life in rural leisure pass'd15 ! 12 Prov. xxiii. 5. 11 Bacon otherwise — " What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." — Essay i. '5 O knew he but his happiness, of men The happiest he ! who far from public rage Deep...
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The Works of John Locke: Philosophical Works, with a Preliminary ..., Volume 2

John Locke, James Augustus St. John - 1854
...— WHAT is truth? was an inquiry many ages since;* and it being that which all mankind either do, * "What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." (Bacon's Essays on Truth, p. 1.) The reader, it is probable, will in this place call to mind a passage...
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